Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e et seq.: Title VII prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. §§ 626 et seq: prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of age.
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq.: prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of disability.
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000ff et seq.: prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of genetic information.
Equal Pay Act of 1963, 29 U.S.C. § 206(d): prohibits employers from discriminating by paying unequal wages based on the employees' gender.
Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. § 794: prohibits discrimination on the basis of discrimination in programs conducted by federal agencies, programs receiving federal financial assistance, and in federal employment.
Section 1981, 42 U.S.C. § 1981: often used in conjunction with Title VII claims.
Topics --> Labor & Employment
Westlaw Key Numbers
78 Civil Rights
k1101-k1300 Employment Practices
231H Labor and Employment
k750-k899 Adverse Employment Action
k2450-k2489 Equal Pay
Lexis Subject Headings
Labor and Employment Law