|Federal Laws prohibiting job discriminations are:
|Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits
employment discrimination based on race, color, religion,
sex, or national origin.
Equal Pay Act of
1963 (EPA), which protects men and women who perform
substantially equal work in the same establishment from
sex-based wage discrimination; it requires that men and women
receive equal pay for equal work.
Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), which
protects individuals who are over 40 years of age and older;
it prohibits discrimination against a person because of their
age in relation to any term, condition, or privilage of
Workers Benefits Protection Act (OWBPA), which amended
the ADEA to specifically prohibit employers from denying
benefits to older employees.
|Title I and Title
V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA),
which prohibit employment discrimination against qualified
individuals with disabilities.
with Disabilities Act Ammendments Act (ADAAA), which
expands the scope of protection for prohibiting
discrimination against individuals with disabilities.
Fair Labor Standards
Act (FLSA), whch ensures that wages are paid for all
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA),
which also encompasses The Privacy Rule, regulates the
availability and use and disclosure of Protected Health
Family Medical Leave
Act (FMLA) which allows eligible employees to take up to
12 weeks off in any 12 month period for a "qualified" health
Discrimination Act (PDA), which prohibits
discrimnation on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or
related medical conditions.