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Discrimination

There are federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination based on age, race, sex, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin or disability. If you feel that you have been unfairly treated based on any of these you may file a complaint with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission or the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Those Eligible

Anyone who feels that are experiencing discrimination based on the above characteristics.

Contact

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission regional office nearest you.

Pittsburgh:

State Office Building 11th Floor
300 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 565-5395
TTY 412) 565-5711

Harrisburg:

Riverfront Office Center
1101-1125 S. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104-2515
(717) 787-9780
TTY (717) 787-7279

Philadelphia:

711 State Office Building
1400 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 560-2496
TTY (215) 560-3599

Headquarters:

Pennsylvania Place, Suite 300
301 Chestnut St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 787-4410
TTY (717) 783-9308 or (717) 787-4087

Contact

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,

toll free at 1-800-669-4000 or TTY 1-800-669-6820 or you may contact the following:

Pittsburgh:

Liberty Center, Suite 300
1001 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 644-3444

Philadelphia:

The Bourse Building
21 South 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 451-5800
TTY (215) 440-2600

For information about other laws that offer protection from discrimination based on disability (such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Rehabilitation Act and others), find out more here.