Are There Specific Laws Regarding Workplace Discrimination in Georgia?

Workplace discrimination is unlawful and can take many forms, including discrimination based on race, gender, age, religion, and more. Understanding your rights under Georgia law can help you take action if you experience discrimination at work.

Protections Against Workplace Discrimination

Georgia follows federal laws prohibiting workplace discrimination, including:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act: Prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination.
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): Protects employees 40 years of age and older.

Steps to Take if Discriminated Against

If you experience workplace discrimination in Georgia:

  1. Document Incidents: Keep detailed records of discriminatory actions and statements.
  2. Report to HR: Notify your employer’s human resources department of the discrimination.
  3. File a Complaint: File a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Legal Support for Discrimination Claims

For legal advice and representation in workplace discrimination cases, contact Gunn Law Group at 888-244-4866. Let “the Big Gunn” help you protect your rights and seek justice.


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