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What is sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination and is illegal under federal and state law. It includes offensive behavior regarding sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or transgender status.

Sexual harassment shows itself in a variety of forms and in varying degrees of seriousness. Sexual harassment can be perpetrated by employees, bosses, clients, customers, vendors, or anyone you interact with through work. It can also take place in the office, out in the field, at work parties, via digital or phone communication, etc.

Sexual harassment includes unwelcome conduct which is either of a sexual nature, or which is directed at an individual because of that individual’s sex when:

  • Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, even if the complaining individual is not the intended target of the sexual harassment;
  • Such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of employment; or
  • Submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as the basis for employment decisions affecting an individual’s employment.

There are two categories of sexual harassment:

  • Hostile Work Environments are created when repeated unwanted verbal or physical advances, sexually explicit derogatory statements, or sexually discriminatory remarks cause discomfort or humiliation in recipients, interfering with their job performance.
  • Quid Pro Quo harassment occurs when a person in authority attempts to trade job benefits for sexual favors, including hiring, promotion, continued employment, or any other conditions or privileges of employment. It also includes threats including demotions, pay reductions, or termination.

Sometimes sexual harassment is intentional, other times the perpetrator is either unaware of crossing boundaries or believes to have had some kind of social permission from the other person(s) that their actions are acceptable. For this reason, we believe that the best rule is to never do or say anything that could come into question.

Examples of sexual harassment:
  • To make crude remarks, jokes or gestures that degrade or antagonize someone, regardless of whether the actor’s intention is to offend.
  • To pursue or flirt with someone persistently without the person’s willing participation.
  • To flirt during inappropriate times and places, such as during work meetings, on sales calls, working with customers, etc, even when these advances would have been welcome in a different setting. Actions such as these can damage a person’s professional reputation, relationships, or standing within a company, as well as expose them to being sexually harassed by others.
  • To comment or discuss someone’s appearance, sexuality, gender, personal convictions in a derogatory, antagonistic, or objectifying manner or a manner that makes them uncomfortable, regardless of whether the actor’s intention is to offend.
  • To send, show, or expose a person(s) to sexually explicit or nuanced objects or messages.
  • To invade someone’s personal space or inappropriately touch in any way.
  • To imply, request or insist sexual favors of any kind.
  • To stalk, bully, coerce or threaten another person to get them to engage in sexual acts.
Who can be a target of sexual harassment?

Anyone can be a victim of sexual harassment, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or transgender status. An individual can be a victim of sexual harassment even if they were not the intended recipient. Sexual harassment can occur between people of different sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, or transgender statuses.

What is sexual abuse and/or assault?

Sexual abuse and assault are similar and serious crimes. “Child sexual abuse” differs from “sexual assault” of an adult, however, in that it includes any sexual conduct with/toward/against a minor, regardless of the child’s consent. Both sexual abuse and assault can take a number of forms, and can change during the course of a single interaction.

Sexual assault is sexual contact or behavior that occurs or continues without explicit consent of the victim. Some forms of sexual assault include:

  • Fondling or unwanted sexual touching.
  • Forcing a victim to perform sexual acts, such as oral sex.
  • Refusal to stop or discontinue sexual acts or touching when asked, even if consent had previously been given.
  • Rape (forced intercourse).
  • Attempted rape.

Child sexual abuse includes all of the above definitions + any conduct of an adult with/toward/against a minor, regardless of the child’s consent:

  • Obscene phone calls, text messages, or digital interaction.
  • Exhibitionism or exposing oneself to a minor.
  • Masturbation in the presence of a minor or forcing the minor to masturbate.
  • Producing, owning, or sharing pornographic images or movies of children.
  • Sex trafficking.
  • Any other sexual conduct that is harmful to a child's mental, emotional, or physical welfare.
IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • Sexual assault is a felony crime and must be reported to law enforcement.
  • In most states in the US, any adult with knowledge of child sexual abuse is legally mandated to report to law enforcement.
What is gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation?

State law in many U.S. states defines “sex,” “gender identity,” “gender expression,” and “transgender”:

  • Sex or Gender includes a person’s sex assigned at birth, gender identity and gender expression.
  • Gender identity is a person’s internal understanding of their gender which includes male, female, a combination of male and female, neither male nor female, or a gender different from a person’s sex assigned at birth, or transgender.
  • Gender expression is a person’s gender-related appearance or behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s sex assigned at birth.
  • Sexual orientation is a person’s interpersonal physical, emotional, and/or romantic preferences in regards to attraction.
  • Transgender is a general term that refers to a person whose gender identity differs from the person’s sex assigned at birth.
What is retaliation?

Unlawful retaliation is any action that would restrict an individual from coming forward to report or support a sexual harassment claim. Retaliatory actions do not need to be job-related or occur within the workplace to be considered unlawful retaliation.

Federal law protects anyone who has engaged in “protected activity,” which includes:

  • Filing a complaint of sexual harassment either within the organization or with any federal or state-level anti-discrimination agency,
  • Testifying or assisting in an anti-discrimination agency’s investigation, proceeding, or litigation involving sexual harassment,
  • Opposing sexual harassment through verbal or informal complaints to management, or by simply informing a superior or manager,
  • Complaining that another employee has been sexually harassed, or
  • Encouraging another employee to report harassment.

Reporting Guide

WeVow believes that all incidents of sexual harassment should be taken very seriously, no matter the form that they take. If you are a victim or witness of an incident(s) or situation of sexual harassment (harassment) - even if the event or series of events seemed very subtle - WeVow’s reporting platform is available 24/7 for you to file a report with your employer.

We’ve worked to ensure reporting is safe, easy, and confidential. Simply click on the Report an Incident tab in your Employee Account Dashboard and the Incident Reporting platform will take you through the process one step at a time to gather essential information, such as the date of the incident, the name of the offender, the location where it occurred, all available and relevant evidence, and a written explanation to include all the information you need to include. These prompts will allow you to include all information and avoid email chains and follow-up conversations.

If you do not know how to define what you are a victim or witness of, or are unsure if it classifies as “sexual harassment”, that’s okay. Simply report what you do know. What is most important is that your employer is informed of the potential problem so that they can resolve the issue and ensure a safe, comfortable workplace for you and others.

When filing a report, you will have options to:

  1. Report as a victim or witness

  2. Reporting an incident:(Incident type-sexual Misconduct & Inappropriate behavior)

  3. Reporting as (victim or witness)

  4. Report whether it is a first-time offense, repeat offense, or series of incidents

  5. Include the date(s) the incident(s) occurred

  6. Include the location(s) where the incident(s) occurred

  7. Select a different Admin to receive your report if the Admin who would normally receive it is involved or perceived to be involved in the situation

  8. Include name of witness(if any witnesses?)

  9. Name(s) of people this incident was reported to (optional).

  10. Include name(s) of the offender(s) & describe incident details

  11. Note your “Report Id” for future reference or you will also get report id in mail

  12. Track the status of your report after filing (click My Reports & Enter your Report ID/code)

Filing a Charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Each company has their own policies in dealing with reports of sexual harassment. If you feel as though your incident was not resolved by your employer, you can file a Charge of Discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or with your local or state agency. A charge of discrimination is a signed statement asserting that an employer, union or labor organization engaged in employment discrimination. It requests EEOC to take remedial action.

For instructions on how to file a charge with the EEOC navigate to the following page: https://www.eeoc.gov/employees/howtofile.cfm

Filing a Charge with a State or Local Agency:

Many states and local jurisdictions have their own anti-discrimination laws, and agencies responsible for enforcing those laws (Fair Employment Practices Agencies, or FEPAs). If you file a charge with a FEPA, it will automatically be "dual-filed" with EEOC if federal laws apply. You do not need to file with both agencies. Navigate to your state below for more information on how to file:

Alaska

In Alaska, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights (ASCHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the ASCHR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights
https://humanrights.alaska.gov/how-to-contact-the-commission
800 A Street, Suite 204
Anchorage, AK 99501-3669

Phone (Anchorage Area Complaint Hot Line): 907-274-4692
Phone (Toll-Free In-State Complaint Hot Line): 800-478-4692
Phone (Office): 907-276-7474
Fax: 907-278-8588

Anchorage Equal Rights Commission
www.muni.org/aerc
City Hall
632 W. 6th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone: 907-343-4342
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 907-249-7328
TTY: 711

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Alabama

In Alabama, you can file a discrimination claim with the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the EEOC within 180 days of the incident to preserve your claim.

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Arizona

In Arizona, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Civil Rights Division (CRD), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the CRD within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Arizona Civil Rights Division Phoenix Office
https://www.azag.gov/contact-us
2005 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2926
Phone: 602-542-5263
Phone (Toll-Free): 877-491-5742
TTY: 602-542-5002
TTY (Toll-Free): 877-624-8090
Fax: 602-542-8885

Arizona Civil Rights Division Tucson Office
https://www.azag.gov/contact-us
400 West Congress
South Building, Suite 315
Tucson, AZ 85701-1367
Phone: 520-628-6500
Phone (Toll-Free): 877-491-5740
TTY: 520-628-6872
TTY (Toll-Free): 877-881-7552
Fax: 520-628-6765

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Arkansas

In Arkansas, you can file a discrimination claim with the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the EEOC within 180 days of the last incident to preserve your claim.

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

California

In California, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the DFEH within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

DFEH — Elk Grove Headquarters Office
https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/contact-us/office-locations/elk_grove
2218 Kausen Dr #100
Elk Grove, CA 95758
Phone (Office): 916-478-7251
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-884-1684
TTY: 800-700-2320

DFEH — Bakersfield Office
https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/contact-us/office-locations/bakersfield
4800 Stockdale Hwy #215
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Phone: 661-395-2729

DFEH — Fremont Office
https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/contact-us/office-locations/fremont
39141 Civic Center Drive, Suite 250
Fremont, CA, 94538
Phone: 510-789-1085

DFEH — Fresno Office
https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/contact-us/office-locations/fresno
1277 E. Alluvial Avenue, Suite 101
Fresno, CA, 93720
Phone: 559-244-4760

DFEH — Los Angeles Office
https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/contact-us/office-locations/los-angeles
320 West 4th Street, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90013
Phone: 213-439-6799

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Colorado

In Colorado, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the CCRD within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Colorado Civil Rights Division
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/civil-rights/contact-us
1560 Broadway, Suite 825
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-2997
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-262-4845
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 303-894-7830

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Connecticut

In Connecticut, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the DFEH within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf. The CHRO maintains four offices that serve different regions of the state.

Capital Region Office
450 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103-1835
Phone: 860-566-7710
Fax: 860-566-1997
TTY: 860-566-7710
Areas Served
Contact this office if the alleged discrimination took place in: Avon, Bloomfield, Canton, Collinsville, East Granby, Farmington, Granby, Hartford, New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, Suffield, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor, Windsor Locks, Unionville

Eastern Region Office
100 Broadway
Norwich, CT 06360
Phone: 860-886-5703
Fax: 860-886-2550
TTY: 860-886-5707
Areas Served
Contact this office if the alleged discrimination took place in: Andover, Ashford, Bolton, Bozrah, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Columbia, Coventry, Deep River, Eastford, East Haddam, East Hampton, East Hartford, East Lyme, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Essex, Franklin, Glastonbury, Griswold, Groton, Haddam, Hampton, Hebron, Killingly, Killingworth, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lyme, Manchester, Mansfield, Marlborough, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Plainfield, Pomfret, Portland, Preston, Putnam, Salem, Scotland, Somers, South Windsor, Sprague, Stafford, Sterling, Stonington, Thompson, Tolland, Union, Vernon, Voluntown, Waterford, Westbrook, Willington, Windham, Woodstock

West Central Region Office
Rowland State Government Center
55 West Main Street, Suite 210
Waterbury, CT 06702-2004
Phone: 203-805-6530
Fax: 203-805-6559
TTY: 203-805-6579
Areas Served
Contact this office if the alleged discrimination took place in: Ansonia, Barkhamsted, Beacon Falls, Berlin, Bethany, Bethlehem, Branford, Bristol, Burlington, Canaan, Cheshire, Colebrook, Cornwall, Cromwell, Derby, Durham, East Haven, Goshen, Guilford, Hamden, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Madison, Meriden, Middlebury, Middlefield, Middletown, Milford, Morris, Naugatuck, New Hartford, New Haven, Norfolk, North Branford, North Canaan, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Plymouth, Prospect, Roxbury, Salisbury, Seymour, Sharon, Shelton, Southbury, Southington, Thomaston, Torrington, Wallingford, Warren, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, West Haven, Winchester, Wolcott, Woodbridge, Woodbury, Winst

Southwest Region Office
350 Fairfield Avenue, 6th Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: 203-579-6246
Fax: 203-579-6950
TTY: 203-579-6246
Areas Served
Contact this office if the alleged discrimination took place in: Bethel, Bridgeport, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Sherman, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, Wilton

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Delaware

In Delaware, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Delaware Department of Labor (DDOL), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the DDOL within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

DDOL — Wilmington Office (New Castle County)
Department of Labor
Office of Anti-Discrimination
4425 N. Market Street, 3rd Fl.
Wilmington, DE 19802
Phone: 302-761-8200

DDOL — Dover Office (Kent/Sussex Counties)
Department of Labor
Office of Anti-Discrimination
Blue Hen Corporate Center 655 S. Bay Road, Suite 2H
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-422-1134

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

District of Columbia

In the District of Columbia, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the OHR within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

D.C. Office of Human Rights
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 570 North
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-727-4559
Fax: 202-727-9589
TTY: 711
E-mail: [email protected]

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Florida

In Florida, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Florida Commission on Human Rights (FCHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the FCHR within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Florida Commission on Human Relations
https://fchr.myflorida.com/contact
4075 Esplanade Way, Room 110
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: 850-488-7082
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-342-8170
Fax: 850-488-5291
Florida Relay Service: 711
TTY Baudot Callers: 800-955-8771
TTY ASCII: 800-955-1339

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Georgia

http://gceo.state.ga.us/to-file-a-complaint/ ← Broken website

In Georgia, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the GCEO within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 180 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity
7 M.L.K. Jr Dr SE, Suite 351
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-1736

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Hawaii

In Hawaii, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Hawai’i Civil Rights Commission (HCRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the HCRC within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Hawai'i Civil Rights Commission
http://labor.hawaii.gov/hcrc/contact/
830 Punchbowl Street, Room 411
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-586-8636
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 808-586-8655
TTY: 808-586-8692

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Idaho

In Idaho, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Idaho Human Rights Commission (IHRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the IHRC within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Idaho Human Rights Commission
https://humanrights.idaho.gov/Contact-Us
317 West Main Street, Second Floor
Boise, ID 83720-0040
Phone: 208-334-2873
Phone (Toll-Free): 888-249-7025
Fax: 208-334-2664
TTY: 208-334-4751

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Illinois

https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/sexualharassment/Pages/Reporting.aspx

In Illinois, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the IDHR within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Chicago Office
https://www2.illinois.gov/dhr/AboutUs/Pages/contact_IDHR.aspx
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Street, 10th Floor
Intake Unit
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone: 312-814-6200
TYY: 866-740-3953
Fax (Administration): 312-814-1436
Fax (Charge Processing): 312-814-6251

Springfield Office
https://www2.illinois.gov/dhr/AboutUs/Pages/contact_IDHR.aspx
535 West Jefferson, 1st Floor
Intake Unit
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: 217-785-5100
TTY: 866-740-3953
Fax: 217-785-5106

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Indiana

In Indiana, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the ICRC within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Indiana Civil Rights Commission Office
https://www.in.gov/icrc/
100 North Senate Ave
Indiana Government Center North, Room N300
Indianapolis, IN 46204.
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-628-2909
Fax: 317-232-6580
TTY: 800-743-3333

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Iowa

In Iowa, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Iowa Civil Rights Commission (ICRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the ICRC within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Iowa Civil Rights Commission
https://icrc.iowa.gov/contact-us
Grimes State Office Building
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0201
Phone: 515-281-4121
Phone (Toll-Free, In-State Only): 1-800-457-4416
Fax: 515-242-5840

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Kansas

In Kansas, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Kansas Human Rights Commission (KHRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the KHRC within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

KHRC — Topeka Main Office
http://www.khrc.net/main.html
900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 851-S
Topeka, KS 66612-1258
Phone: 785-296-3206
Phone (Toll-Free): 888-793-6874
Fax: 785-296-0589
TTY: 785-296-0245

KHRC — Wichita Office
130 S. Market, Suite 7050
Wichita, KS 67202-3827
Phone: 316-337-6270
Fax: 316-337-7376
TTY: 316-337-6272

KHRC — Dodge City Office
100 Military Plaza, Suite 220
Dodge City, KS 67801-4945
Phone: 620-225-4804
Fax: 620-225-4986

KHRC — Independence Office
200 Arco Place, Suite 121
Independence, KS 67301-5353
Phone: 620-331-7083
Fax: 620-225-4986

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Kentucky

In Iowa, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights (KCHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the KCHR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

KCHR — Main Office
https://kchr.ky.gov/Pages/contacts.aspx
332 W. Broadway, Suite 1400
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-595-4024
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-292-5566
TTY: 502-595-4084
Fax: 502-595-4801

KCHR — Northern Kentucky Office
https://kchr.ky.gov/Pages/contacts.aspx
20 West Pike Street, Suite 108
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-292-2935
Fax: 859-292-2938

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Louisiana

In Louisiana, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Louisiana Commission of Human Rights (LCHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the LCHR within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

LCHR — Main Office
http://gov.louisiana.gov/page/lchr
1001 N. 23rd Street, Suite 268
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-342-6969
Fax: 225-342-2063

LCHR — Mailing Address
Office of the Governor
Louisiana Commission on Human Rights
P.O. Box 94094
Baton Rouge, LA 70804

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Maine

In Maine, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Maine Human Rights Commission (MHRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the MHRC within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Maine Human Rights Commission
https://www.maine.gov/mhrc/about/visitors
51 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0051
Phone: 207-624-6290
Fax: (207) 624-8729
TTY: 711

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Maryland

In Maryland, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the MCCR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Maryland Commission on Civil Rights
https://mccr.maryland.gov/Pages/Contact-Us.aspx
6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: 410-767-8600
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-637-6247
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 410-333-1841
TTY: 711

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the MCAD within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination
1 Ashburton Place, Suite 601
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-994-6000
Fax: 617-994-6021
TTY: 617-994-6196
E-mail: [email protected]

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Michigan

In Michigan, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the MDCR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

MDCR — Detroit Service Center (Cadillac Place)
https://www.michigan.gov/mdcr/0,4613,7-138-7135-17286--,00.html
3054 West Grand Boulevard, Suite 3-600
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-456-3700
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-482-3604
Fax: 313-456-3701
TTY: 877-878-8464

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Minnesota

In Minnesota, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the MDHR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

MDHR — St. Paul Office
https://mn.gov/mdhr/about/contact.jsp
Freeman Building
625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-539-1100
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-657-3704
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 651-296-9042
TTY: 711 or 800-627-3529

MDHR — St. Cloud Regional Office
https://mn.gov/mdhr/stcloud
City Hall
400 2nd Street South
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: 320-650-3133
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-657-3704
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 320-650-3223

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Mississippi

In Mississippi, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the EEOC within 180 days of the last incident to preserve your claim.

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Missouri

In Missouri, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the MCHR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

MCHR — Main Office
https://labor.mo.gov/MOHUMANRIGHTS
3315 West Truman Boulevard, Room 212
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1129
P.O. Box 1129
Phone: 573-751-3325
Phone (Toll-Free): 877-781-4236
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 573-751-2905
TTY: 800-735-2966

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Montana

http://erd.dli.mt.gov/human-rights

In Montana, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Human Rights Bureau (HRB), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the HRB within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Human Rights Bureau
http://erd.dli.mt.gov/human-rights
1625 11th Avenue, Second Floor
Helena, MT 59601
P.O. Box 1129
Phone: 1-800-542-0807
Fax: 406-443-3234

Human Rights Bureau — Mailing Address
Human Rights Bureau
PO Box 1728
Helena, MT 59624-1728

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Nebraska

In Nebraska, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission (NEOC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the NEOC within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

NEOC — Lincoln (Main Office)
http://www.neoc.ne.gov/contact/contact.html
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South, 5th Floor
PO Box 94934
Lincoln, NE 68509-4934
Phone: 402-471-2024
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-642-6112
Fax: 402-471-4059

NEOC — Omaha
http://www.neoc.ne.gov/contact/contact.html
State Office Building
1313 Farnam-on-the-Mall, Suite 318
Omaha, NE 68102-1836
Phone: 402-595-2028
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-382-7820
Fax: 402-595-1205

NEOC — Scottsbluff
http://www.neoc.ne.gov/contact/contact.html
Panhandle State Office Complex
505A Broadway, Suite 600
Scottsbluff, NE 69361-3515
Phone: 308-632-1340
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-830-8633
Fax: 308-632-1341

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Nevada

In Nevada, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Nevada Equal Rights Commission (NERC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the NERC within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

NERC — Northern Nevada
http://detr.state.nv.us/Nerc_pages/file_a_nerc_claim.htm
1325 Corporate Blvd., Room 115
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-823-6690
Fax: 775-688-1292
TTY: 711 or 800-326-6868

NERC — Las Vegas Office
http://detr.state.nv.us/Nerc_pages/file_a_nerc_claim.htm
1820 East Sahara Ave., Suite 314
Las Vegas, NV 89119-6522
Phone: (702) 486-7161
Fax: (702) 486-7054
TTY: 711 or 800-326-6868

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights (NHCHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the NHCHR within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

To file a claim with the NHCHR, contact its office below.

New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights
https://www.nh.gov/hrc/contactus.html
2 Industrial Park Drive, Building One
Concord, NH 03301-8501
Phone: 603-271-2767
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 603-271-6339

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

New Jersey

In New Jersey, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights (DCR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the DCR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

DCR — South Shore Regional Office
https://www.nj.gov/oag/dcr/localcontact.html
1325 Boardwalk, 1st Floor
Tennessee Ave. & Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: 609-441-3100
Fax: 609-441-3578
TTY: 609-441-7648

DCR — Southern Regional Office
https://www.nj.gov/oag/dcr/localcontact.html
5 Executive Campus, Suite 107
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Phone: 856-486-4080
Fax: 856-486-2255
TTY: 973-648-4678

DCR — Northern Regional Office
https://www.nj.gov/oag/dcr/localcontact.html
31 Clinton Street, 3rd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-648-2700
Fax: 973-648-4405
TTY: 973-648-4678

DCR — Central Regional Office
https://www.nj.gov/oag/dcr/localcontact.html
140 East Front Street, 6th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 609-292-4605
Fax: 609-984-3812
TTY: 609-292-1785

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

New Mexico

In New Mexico, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Human Rights Bureau (HRB), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the HRB within 300 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

New Mexico Department of Labor Human Rights Division
https://www.dws.state.nm.us/Human-Rights-Information
1596 Pacheco Street
Aspen Plaza, Suite 103
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-827-6838
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-566-9471
Fax: 505-827-9676

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

New York

In New York, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the New York Division of Human Rights (DHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the DHR within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

DHR — Central Headquarters
https://dhr.ny.gov/contact-us
One Fordham Plaza 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: 718-741-8400
Discrimination Complaint Hotline: 212-306-7450
E-mail: com[email protected]
Fax: 718-741-8322
TTY: 718-741-8300

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

North Carolina

In North Carolina, if you are a state or government employee, you can file a discrimination claim with the Civil Rights Division under the Office of Administrative Hearings (CRD). Otherwise you can file a discrimination claim with the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the CRD within 180 days of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days of the last incident to preserve your claim with federal law.

Office of Administrative Hearings (State/Government Employees Only)
https://www.ncoah.com/civil/directions.html
1711 New Hope Church Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 919-431-3036

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

North Dakota

https://www.nd.gov/labor/human-rights

In North Dakota, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Human Rights Division (HRD) of the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights, or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the HRD or EEOC within 300 days of the incident for the agencies to act on your behalf.

North Dakota Department of Labor — Human Rights Division
Department 406, Room 107, 600 E Boulevard Ave
Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone: 701-328-2660
Phone (Toll-Free, In-State Only): 800-582-8032
TTY: 800-366-6888 or 800-366-6889
Fax: 701-328-2031

Mailing Address
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 406
Bismarck ND 58505-0340

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Ohio

In Ohio, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the OCRC within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Central Office
Rhodes State Office Tower
30 East Broad Street, 5th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-466-2785
Phone (Toll-Free): 888-278-7101

Locate your nearest regional or satellite OCRC office here: http://crc.ohio.gov/AboutUs/RegionalOffices.aspx

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, you can file an Employment Discrimination Complaint Form with the state administrative agency, the Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General, or file a claim with the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the OCRC within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Oklahoma Attorney General
http://www.oag.ok.gov/public-forms
313 NE 21st Streets
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: 405-521-3921
Fax: 405-521-6246

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Oregon

In Oregon, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Civil Rights Division of Oregon’s Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the BOLI within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Oregon Civil Rights Division
https://www.oregon.gov/boli/CRD/pages/index.aspx
800 NE Oregon St., Suite 1045
Portland 97232
Phone: 971-673-0764
Fax: 971-673-0765

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the PHRC within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

PHRC — Regional Office
https://www.phrc.pa.gov/File-A-Complaint/Pages/About-Filing-A-Complaint.aspx
PA Human Relations Commission
Executive Offices
333 Market St., 8th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2210
Phone: 717-787-9784
TTY: 717-787-7279
Serves Adams, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Cambria, Carbon, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming and York counties

Philadelphia Regional Office
110 North 8th Street, Suite 501
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-560-2496
TTY: 215-560-3599
Serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties

Pittsburgh Regional Office
301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 390
Piatt Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-565-5395
TTY: 412-565-5711
Serves Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland counties

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights (RICHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the RICHR within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights
http://www.richr.ri.gov/filecharge/index.php
180 Westminster Street, 3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-222-2661
TTY: 401-222-2664
Fax: 401-222-2616

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

South Carolina

In South Carolina, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission (SHAC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the SHAC within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

South Carolina Human Affairs Commission
https://www.schac.sc.gov/employment-discrimination/how-file-employment-complaints
1026 Sumter Street,
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 737-7800
Phone (Toll-Free): (800) 521-0725
TTY: (803) 253-4125

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

South Dakota

In South Dakota, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the South Dakota Division of Human Rights (SDDHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the SDDHR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Division of Human Rights
https://dlr.sd.gov/human_rights/default.aspx
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3681
Fax: 605.773.4211

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Tennessee

In Tennessee, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the THRC within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Nashville Office
https://www.tn.gov/humanrights/contact-us/file-a-discrimination-complaint.html
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave, 23rd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-1219
Phone: 615-741-5825
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-251-3589
Fax: 615-253-1886 or 615-532-2197

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Texas

In Texas, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Texas Workforce Commission — Civil Rights Division (TWC-CRD), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the TWC-CRD within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Texas Workforce Commission — Civil Rights Division
https://twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/how-submit-employment-discrimination-complaint
1215 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-463-2642
Phone (Toll-Free, In-State Only): 888-452-4778
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 512-482-8465 or 512-482-8511

Mailing Address
Texas Workforce Commission
Civil Rights Division
101 E 15th St, Guadalupe CRD
Austin, TX 78778-0001

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Utah

In Utah, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the UALD within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division
https://laborcommission.utah.gov/divisions/AntidiscriminationAndLabor/index.html
160 East 300 South, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 146640
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6640
Phone: 801-530-6801
Toll-Free: 800-222-1238
TTY: 801-530-7685
Fax: 801-530-7609

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 146630
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6630

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Vermont

In Vermont, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Vermont Human Rights Commission (VHRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the VHRC or the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Vermont Human Rights Commission
https://hrc.vermont.gov/how-to-file
14-16 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-6301
Phone: 802-828-2480
E-mail: [email protected]
TTY: 802-828-1625
Fax: 802-828-2481

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Virginia

In Virginia, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Virginia Division of Human Rights (DHR), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the DHR within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Virginia Division of Human Rights
https://www.oag.state.va.us/programs-initiatives/human-rights
202 North Ninth Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-225-2292
Fax: 804-225-3294
E-mail: [email protected]

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Washington

In Washington, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WSHRC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the WSHRC within 180 days of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Olympia Headquarters Office
https://www.hum.wa.gov/discrimination-complaint
711 S. Capitol Way, #402
P.O. Box 42490
Olympia, WA 98504-2490
Phone: 360-753-6770
Phone (Toll-Free): 800-233-3247
TTY: 800-300-7525
Fax: 360-586-2282

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

West Virginia

In West Virginia, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the West Virginia Human Rights Commission (WVRHC), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the WVRHC within one year of the date of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Charleston — Main Office
https://hrc.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx
1321 Plaza East, Suite 108A
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 558-2616
Phone (Toll-Free): (888) 676-5546
Fax: (304) 558-0085

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division (WERD), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the WERD or the EEOC within 300 days in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

Madison Office
https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/er/civil_rights/discrimination/complaint_process.htm
201 E. Washington Ave. Room A100
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-6860
TTY: (608) 264-8752
Fax: (608) 267-4592

Madison Office — Mailing Address
PO Box 8928
Madison, WI 53708-8928

Milwaukee Office
https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/er/civil_rights/discrimination/complaint_process.htm
819 North Sixth St., Room 723
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: (414) 227-4384
TTY: (414) 227-4081
Fax: (414) 227-4084

Milwaukee Office — Mailing Address
PO Box 7997
Madison, WI 53707-7997

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/

Wyoming

In Wyoming, you can file a discrimination claim with the state administrative agency, the Labor Standards Office of the Wyoming Department of Employment (WLSO), or the federal administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You need to file your claim with the WLSO within 180 days of the last incident or with the EEOC within 300 days of the last incident in order to have the agencies act on your behalf.

To file a claim with the WLSO, contact the nearest office below.

Cheyenne Office
1510 E. Pershing Blvd.
West Wing Room 150
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-7261
Fax: 307-777-5633

Casper Office
Labor Standards
851 Werner Court, Suite 121
Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-235-3679
Fax: 307-235-3688

To file with the EEOC, find the office that holds jurisdiction in your area by zip code: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/