PUBLICATIONS & FAQ

Location Questions



  • My employer/landlord is bankrupt/has moved out of state. Can I still file with PHRC?

    This is possible, but the Commission must examine this type of situation on a case by case basis.

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  • I live in Pennsylvania but work in Delaware. Can I file?

    You must file your complaint in Delaware if you are complaining about unlawful discrimination at work. If you are complaining about unlawful discrimination in housing, you may file with us if the housing is in Pennsylvania. You may also file a complaint with us if you are complaining about unlawful discrimination in a place of public accommodation (such as a restaurant, hotel, school, state agency , etc.) located in Pennsylvania.

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  • I work out of my home, but my employer's home office is in Texas. Can I file?

    This is possible, but the Commission must examine this type of situation on a case by case basis. The employer must have four or more employees in Pennsylvania. If your employer has fewer than four employees in Pennsylvania, but has 15 or more employees in the United States, you can file with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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  • The property I just purchased is in another state, but the transaction happened in Pennsylvania. Can I file with you?

    Yes, but the Commission must examine this type of situation on a case by case basis. You should also check to see if you can file in the state where the property is located.

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