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Agencies that enforce laws prohibiting employment discrimination

  • United States

    EEOC Headquarters
    US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    131 M Street, NE
    Washington, DC 20507
    202-663-4900 
    [email protected]
    eeoc.gov

  • Alabama

    Birmingham District Office
    Ridge Park Place
    1130 22nd Street South, Suite 2000
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    1-800-669-4000 
    eeoc.gov/field/birmingham

  • Alaska

    Alaska State Commission for Human Rights
    800 A Street, Suite 204
    Anchorage, AK 99501-3669
    907-274-4692 (Anchorage area)
    907-276-7474 (office line)
    humanrights.alaska.gov/

  • Arizona

    Civil Rights Division
    Arizona Attorney General
    azag.gov/civil-rights

    Phoenix Office
    2005 N. Central Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85004
    602-542-5025

    Tucson Office
    400 West Congress
    South Building, Suite 315
    Tucson, AZ 85701-1367
    520-628-6504

    Prescott Office
    1000 Ainsworth Dr., Suite A-210
    Prescott, AZ  86305-1610
    928-778-1265

  • Arkansas

    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Little Rock Area Office
    820 Louisiana Street, Suite 200
    Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
    1-800-669-4000
    eeoc.gov/field/littlerock/index.cfm

  • California

    Department of Fair Employment and Housing
    dfeh.ca.gov

    Bakersfield
    4800 Stockdale Highway, Suite 215
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    661-395-2729

    Elk Grove
    2218 Kausen Drive, Suite 100
    Elk Grove, CA 95758
    916-478-7251

    Fremont
    39141 Civic Center Drive, Suite 250
    Fremont, CA 94538
    510-789-1085

    Fresno
    1277 E. Alluvial Avenue, Suite 101
    Fresno, CA 93720
    559-244-4760

    Los Angeles
    320 West 4th Street, 10th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90013
    213-439-6799

  • Colorado

    Civil Rights Division
    1560 Broadway, Suite 825
    Denver, CO  80202
    303-894-2997
    [email protected]
    colorado.gov/pacific/dora/civil-rights

  • Connecticut

    Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
    ct.gov/chro/site

    Central/Capitol Region Office
    450 Columbus Boulevard
    Hartford, CT 06103-1835
    860-541-3400
    [email protected]

    Eastern Region Office
    100 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360
    860-886-5703
    [email protected]

    West Central Region Office
    Rowland State Government Center
    55 West Main Street, Suite 210
    Waterbury, CT 06702-2004
    203-805-6530
    [email protected]

    Southwest Region Office
    350 Fairfield Avenue, 6th Floor
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    203-579-6246
    [email protected]

  • Delaware

    Division of Industrial Affairs
    Department of Labor
    dia.delawareworks.com/discrimination

    Wilmington
    4425 N. Market St.
    Wilmington, DE 19802
    302-761-8200

    Dover
    Blue Hen Corporate Center
    655 S. Bay Road, Suite 2H
    Dover, DE 19901

  • District of Columbia

    Office of Human Rights
    441 4th Street NW, Suite 570 North
    Washington, DC 20001
    202-727-4559
    ohr.dc.gov

  • Florida

    Commission of Human Relations
    4075 Esplanade Way, Room 110
    Tallahassee, FL 32399
    850-488-7082
    [email protected]
    fchr.myflorida.com

  • Georgia

    Atlanta District Office
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center
    100 Alabama Street, SW, Suite 4R30
    Atlanta, Georgia 30303
    1-800-669-4000
    eeoc.gov/field/atlanta

  • Hawaii

    Hawaii Civil Rights Commission
    830 Punchbowl St., Room 411
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    808-586-8636
    [email protected]
    labor.hawaii.gov/hcrc

  • Idaho

    Idaho Human Rights Commission
    317 W. Main St., Second Floor
    Boise, ID 83735-0660
    208-334-2873
    [email protected]
    humanrights.idaho.gov

  • Illinois

    Department of Human Rights
    [email protected]
    www2.illinois.gov/dhr

    Chicago Office
    100 West Randolph Street
    10th Floor
    Intake Unit
    Chicago, IL 60601
    312-814-6200

    Springfield Office
    535 West Jefferson, First Floor
    Intake Unit
    Springfield, IL 62702
    217-785-5100

  • Indiana

    Civil Rights Commission
    100 North Senate Avenue
    Indiana Government Center North, Room N300
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    317-232-2600 (receptionist)
    800-628-2909 (toll free)
    in.gov/icrc/2336.htm

  • Iowa

    Civil Rights Commission
    Grimes State Office Building
    400 E. 14th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50319-0201
    515-281-4121
    [email protected]
    icrc.iowa.gov

  • Kansas

    Human Rights Commission
    900 SW Jackson, Suite 568-S
    Topeka, KS  66612-1258
    785-296-3206
    [email protected]
    khrc.net

  • Kentucky

    Commission on Human Rights
    kchr.ky.gov

    Louisville Office (Main)
    332 W. Broadway, Suite 1400
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-595-4024
    [email protected]

    Northern Kentucky Office
    Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
    20 West Pike St., Suite 108
    Covington, KY 41011-242
    859-292-2935

  • Louisiana

    Commission on Human Rights
    P.O. Box 94094
    Baton Rouge, LA 70804
    225-342-6969
    gov.louisiana.gov/page/lchr

  • Maine

    Human Rights Commission
    51 State House Station
    Augusta, ME 04330
    207-624-6290
    [email protected]
    maine.gov/mhrc

  • Maryland

    Commission on Civil Rights
    William Donald Schaefer Tower
    6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900
    Baltimore, MD 21202-1631
    410.767.8600
    [email protected]
    mccr.maryland.gov

  • Massachusetts

    Commission Against Discrimination
    1 Ashburton Place, Suite 601
    Boston, MA 02108
    617-994-6000
    [email protected]
    mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination

  • Michigan

    Department of Civil Rights
    3054 West Grand Boulevard, Suite 3-600
    Detroit, MI 48202
    313-456-3700
    [email protected]
    michigan.gov/mdcr

  • Minnesota

    Department of Human Rights
    540 Fairview Avenue North
    Suite 201
    Saint Paul MN 55104
    651-539-1100
    [email protected]
    mn.gov/mdhr

  • Mississippi

    Jackson Area Office
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Dr. A. H. McCoy Federal Building
    100 West Capitol Street, Suite 338
    Jackson, Mississippi 39269
    1-800-669-4000
    eeoc.gov/field/jackson

  • Missouri

    Commission on Human Rights
    3315 W. Truman Blvd., Rm 212
    P.O. Box 1129
    Jefferson City, MO 65102-1129
    573-751-3325
    [email protected]
    labor.mo.gov/mohumanrights

  • Montana

    Human Rights Bureau
    PO Box 1728
    Helena MT, 59624-1728
    1-800-542-0807
    erd.dli.mt.gov/human-rights

Employment laws

Federal Fair Labor Standards Act

Summary of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (the federal wage law) from the US Department of Labor.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)

Full text of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 from the EEOC.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Website dedicated to providing information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Summary of the Americans with Disabilities Act from the US Department of Labor.

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Legal highlights of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)

Summary of COBRA from the US Department of Labor.

An Employer’s Guide to Group Health Continuation Coverage Under COBRA

Fair Labor Standards Act

Overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act from the US Department of Labor.

Handy Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Overview of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, including 2009 amendments with new military family leave entitlements from the US Department of Labor.

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)

Full text of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).

National Labor Relations Act

Frequently asked questions regarding the National Labor Relations Act.

Human resources

Compensation and Benefits

American Payroll Association

Provides education, skills, and resources.

Benefits News

News, links, and more related to employee benefits.

Compensation and Benefits

The most trusted and comprehensive resource for competitive pay and perks packages in the veterinary profession.

Financial Management of the Veterinary Practice

This all-in-one resource provides foundational financial information attuned to veterinary professionals. Learn how to establish sound operational processes, make informed decisions, and increase financial success. 

 

Health, Safety, and Security

HIPAA General Information

The Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration: details on the regulations, interpretations, forms, posters, and more.

Per OSHA, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Read a short summary of key employer responsibilities.

US Department of Labor: Health Plans and Benefits

Be Safe Series

OSHA-approved staff training, including videos, workbooks, a manager's guide, and more.

 

HR Management

HR.com

Information, resources, products, and services to help with human resources issues in eight areas: compensation and benefits, HR information systems, HR management, labor relations, legal, organizational development, staffing, and training and development.

National Human Resources Association (NHRA)

A human resources organization providing articles, resources, conferences, and more related to human resources management.

Practice Made Perfect: A Complete Guide to Veterinary Practice Management, Second Edition

The second edition of this bestselling resource covers key topics such employment law, inventory, marketing and social media, accounting, and more.

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resources Management provides news, resources, tools, chat rooms, and more for human resources professionals worldwide.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Data and statistics on workforce composition that can be used for human resources planning.

Workforce Online

Resource for current events, tips, tools, and cartoons related to human resources and business.

Practical Guide to Managing Employee Performance in Veterinary Practices

Take the stress and stigma out of employee performance evaluations and turn them into an ongoing dialogue that yields positive results for you, your team, and your practice.
 

101 Veterinary Human Resources Questions Answered

Gathered by AAHA Press from across the veterinary community, these questions are answered with fun and expertise by authors Dobbs and Dunn. This guide is set up in easy-to-reference categories and covers topics such as employee morale and retention, hiring, interviewing, meetings and communication, performance evaluations, and more. 

 

Legal Compliance

Business Management Daily

Compliance resource center including publications and reports of various legislative issues.

Employment Law Information Network

A free legal resource website that contains information on federal and state laws, including news, articles, forms, policies, a lawyer directory, and discussion forums.

Job Accommodation Network

Provides free information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. Plus, information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 

Training and Development

American Society for Training & Development

A professional association providing resources on workplace learning and performance issues including information, research, conferences, publications, and more.

How We Do Things Here: Developing and Teaching Office-Wide Protocols

Train your whole team in office-wide protocols using this customizable resource.

State Departments of Labor

  • Alabama

    Alabama Department of Labor
    649 Monroe St
    Montgomery, AL 36131
    334-242-8990
    Fax: 334-242-3960
    labor.alabama.gov

  • Alaska

    Department of Labor and Workforce Development
    PO Box 11149
    Juneau, AK 99811-1149
    907-465-2700
    Fax: 907-465-2784
    labor.state.ak.us

  • Arizona

    Industrial Commission of Arizona
    800 W. Washington St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85007
    Phone: (602) 542-4515
    Fax: (602) 542-8097
    azica.gov/divisions/labor-department

  • Arkansas

    Arkansas Department of Labor & Licensing
    10421 W Markham St
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    501-682-4500
    Fax: 501-682-4535
    labor.arkansas.gov

  • California

    Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and the Office of the Labor Commissioner
    455 Golden Gate Ave
    9th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94102-7004
    1-844-522-6734
    Fax 510-285-2118
    dir.ca.gov/contactus.html

  • Colorado

    Department of Labor and Employment
    633 17th St
    Suite 201
    Denver, CO 80202-3660
    303-318-8441
    Fax: 303-318-8400
    coloradolaborlaw.gov

  • Connecticut

    Department of Labor
    200 Folly Brook Blvd
    Wethersfield, CT 06109-1114
    860-263-6000
    Fax: 860-263-6529
    ct.gov/dol

  • Delaware

    Division of Industrial Affairs
    4425 N Market St
    4th Floor
    Wilmington, DE 19802
    302-761-8176
    Fax: 302-761-6621
    delawareworks.com

  • District of Columbia

    Department of Employment Services
    4058 Minnesota Ave NE
    Washington, DC 20019
    202-671-1900
    Fax: 202-673-6993
    does.dc.gov

  • Florida

    Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
    107 E Madison St
    Tallahassee, FL 32399
    850-245-7105
    Fax: 850-921-3223
    floridajobs.org

  • Georgia

    Department of Labor
    148 Andrew Young International Blvd NE
    Sussex Place, Room 600
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    404-232-7300
    Fax: 404-656-2683
    dol.state.ga.us

  • Hawaii

    Department of Labor & Industrial Relations
    Princess Ruth Ke'elikolani Building
    830 Punchbowl St
    Room 321
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    808-586-8844
    Fax: 808-586-9099
    labor.hawaii.gov

  • Idaho

    Idaho Department of Labor
    317 W Main St
    Boise, ID 83735-0001
    208-332-3579
    Fax: 208-334-6430
    labor.idaho.gov

  • Illinois

    Department of Labor
    160 N LaSalle St
    13th Floor, Suite C-1300
    Chicago, IL 60601
    312-793-2800
    Fax: 312-793-5257
    state.il.us/agency/idol

  • Indiana

    Indiana Department of Labor
    402 W. Washington St
    Room W195
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    317-232-2655
    Fax: 317-974-2001
    in.gov/dol

  • Iowa

    Iowa Workforce Development
    1000 E Grand Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50319-0209
    515-281-5915
    Fax: 515-281-7995
    iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/

  • Kansas

    Kansas Department of Labor
    401 SW Topeka Blvd
    Topeka, KS 66603-3182
    785-296-5000
    Fax: 785-368-6294
    dol.ks.gov

  • Kentucky

    Kentucky Labor Cabinet
    1047 US Hwy 127 S
    Suite 4
    Frankfort, KY 40601-4381
    502-564-3070
    Fax: 502-564-5387
    labor.ky.gov

  • Louisiana

    Louisiana Workforce Commission
    1001 N 23rd St
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    225-342-3111
    Fax: 225-342-7960
    ldol.state.la.us

  • Maine

    Maine Department of Labor
    45 Commerce Dr
    Augusta, ME 04333
    207-621-5095
    Fax: 207-287-5292
    maine.gov/labor

  • Maryland

    Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
    500 N Calvert St
    Suite 401
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-230-6020
    Fax: 410-333-0853
    dllr.state.md.us

  • Massachusetts

    Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
    One Ashburton Pl
    Room 2112
    Boston, MA 02108
    617-626-7122
    Fax: 617-727-1090
    mass.gov/eolwd

    Fair Labor Division, Office of the Attorney General
    One Ashburton Pl
    Boston, MA 02108
    617-727-3465
    mass.gov/eolwd

  • Michigan

    Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
    105 W Allegan St
    Lansing, MI 48933
    517-241-6712
    michigan.gov/lara

  • Minnesota

    Department of Labor and Industry
    443 Lafayette Rd N
    St. Paul, MN 55155
    651-284-5010
    Fax: 651-284-5720
    dli.mn.gov

  • Mississippi

    Department of Employment Security
    1235 Echelon Pkwy
    PO Box 1699
    Jackson, MS 39215-1699
    601-321-6000
    Fax: 601-321-6004
    mdes.ms.gov

  • Missouri

    Labor and Industrial Relations Commission
    421 E Dunklin St
    PO Box 504
    Jefferson City, MO 65102-0504
    573-751-4091
    Fax: 573-751-4135
    labor.mo.gov

  • Montana

    Department of Labor and Industry
    PO Box 1728
    Helena, MT 59624-1728
    406-444-2840
    Fax: 406-444-1419
    dli.mt.gov

  • Nebraska

    Department of Labor
    550 S 16th St
    PO Box 94600
    Lincoln, NE 68508-4600
    402-471-9000
    Fax: 402-471-2318
    dol.nebraska.gov

  • Nevada

    Department of Business and Industry
    555 E Washington Ave
    Suite 4100
    Las Vegas, NV 89101-1050
    775-486-2650
    Fax: 775-486-2660
    labor.nv.gov

  • New Hampshire

    Department of Labor
    95 Pleasant St
    Concord, NH 03301
    603-271-3176
    Fax: 603-271-6852
    nh.gov/labor/

  • New Jersey

    Department of Labor and Workforce Development
    1 John Fitch Plaza
    13th Floor, Suite D
    PO Box 110
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0110
    609-659-9045
    Fax: 609-633-9271
    lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/

  • New Mexico

    Department of Work Force Solutions
    401 Broadway Blvd NE
    PO Box 1928
    Albuquerque, NM 87102-1928
    Fax: 505-841-8491
    dws.state.nm.us

    New York

    Department of Labor
    State Office Bldg # 12
    W.A. Harriman Campus
    Albany, NY 12240
    518-457-9000
    Fax: 518-457-6908
    labor.ny.gov

  • North Carolina

    Department of Labor
    4 W Edenton St
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    800-625-2267
    Fax: 888-733-9389
    labor.nc.gov

  • North Dakota

    North Dakota Department of Labor
    600 E Boulevard Ave
    Dept 406
    Bismarck, ND 58505-0340
    701-328-2660
    Fax: 701-328-2031
    nd.gov/labor

  • Ohio

    Ohio Department of Commerce
    77 S High St
    23rd Floor
    Columbus, OH 43215
    614-644-2239
    Fax: 614-466-5650
    com.state.oh.us

  • Oklahoma

    Oklahoma Department of Labor
    3017 N Stiles Ave
    Suite 100
    Oklahoma City, OK 73105-5212
    405-521-6100
    Fax: 405-521-6018
    labor.ok.gov

  • Oregon

    Bureau of Labor and Industries
    800 NE Oregon St
    #1045
    Portland, OR 97232
    971-673-0761
    Fax: 971-673-0762
    oregon.gov/boli

  • Pennsylvania

    Department of Labor and Industry
    651 Boas St
    1700 Labor and Industry Bldg
    Harrisburg, PA 17121
    717-787-5279
    Fax: 717-787-8826
    dli.state.pa.us

  • Rhode Island

    Department of Labor and Training
    1511 Pontiac Ave
    Cranston, RI 02920
    401-462-8550
    Fax: 401-462-8872
    dlt.ri.gov

  • South Carolina

    Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulations
    110 Centerview Dr
    Columbia, SC 29210-1329
    803-896-4300
    Fax: 803-896-4393
    llr.state.sc.us

  • South Dakota

    Department of Labor and Regulation
    700 Governors Dr
    Pierre, SD 57501-2291
    605-773-3101
    Fax: 605-773-6184
    dlr.sd.gov

  • Tennessee

    Department of Labor & Workforce Development
    220 French Landing Dr
    Nashville, TN 37243
    844-224-5818
    Fax: 615-253-8903
    tn.gov/workforce

  • Texas

    Texas Workforce Commission
    101 E 15th St
    Room 651
    Austin, TX 78778-0001
    512-475-2670
    Fax: 512-475-2152
    twc.state.tx.us

  • Utah

    Utah Labor Commission
    160 E 300 S
    Suite 300
    PO Box 146600
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111-6600
    801-530-6800
    Fax: 801-530-6390
    laborcommission.utah.gov

  • Vermont

    Department of Labor
    5 Green Mountain Dr
    PO Box 488
    Montpelier, VT 05601-0488
    802-828-4000
    Fax: 802-828-4022
    labor.vermont.gov

  • Virginia

    Department of Labor and Industry
    600 E Main St
    Suite 207
    Richmond, VA 23219-4101
    804-371-2327
    Fax: 804-786-2376
    doli.Virginia.gov

  • Washington

    Department of Labor and Industries
    7273 Linderson Way SW
    Tumwater, WA 98501-5414
    PO Box 44000
    Olympia, WA 98504-4000
    360-902-5800
    Fax: 360-902-5708
    lni.wa.gov

  • West Virginia

    Division of Labor
    1900 Kanawha Blvd
    State Capitol Complex #749-B
    Building #6
    Charleston, WV 25305
    304-558-7890
    Fax: 304-558-2273
    labor.wv.gov

  • Wisconsin

    Department of Workforce Development
    201 E Washington Ave, #A400
    Madison, WI 53703
    PO Box 7946
    Madison, WI 53707-7946
    608-266-3131
    Fax: 608-266-1784
    dwd.wisconsin.gov

  • Wyoming

    Department of Workforce Services
    1510 E Pershing Blvd
    Cheyenne, WY 82002
    307-777-8728
    Fax: 307-777-5857
    wyomingworkforce.org

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