Federal Printable Free Equal Opportunity Law Posters Federal UPDATED 2023 "Know Your Rights" Equal Employment Opportunity Poster (English) Mandatory

The UPDATED 2023 "Know Your Rights" Equal Employment Opportunity Poster (English) is a Federal equal opportunity law poster provided for businesses by the Federal Department Of Labor. This is a required poster for all Federal employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.

This mandatory poster is a summary of the equal opportunity laws in the U.S. It clearly defines each category that employers are not allowed to be discriminated against. The poster is divided into sections for employers in different industries.

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The U.S.  Equal  Employment  Opportunity  Commission  (EEOC)  enforces  Federal  laws  that  protect  you  from 
discrimination  in  employment.  If  you  believe  you’ve  been  discriminated  against  at  work  or  in  applying  for 
a job, the EEOC may be able to help.  
Who is Protected?  What Organizations  are  Covered?  
•Employees (current and
former),  including  managers
and temporary employees  
•  Job  applicants   •
Union members and
applicants  for  membership
in a union •
Most  private  employers  
•  State  and  local  governments 
(as employers) •
Educational institutions 
(as employers)
• Unions  
• Staffing  agencies  
What Types of Employment  Discrimination 
are Illegal?  
Under the  EEOC’s  laws,  an  employer  may  not  discriminate  against  	
What Employment  Practices can  be Challenged 
as Discriminatory?  
All aspects  of  employment,  including:  
you,  regardless  of  your  immigration  status,  on  the  bases  of: 
• Discharge,  firing,  or  lay -off   • Obtaining  or  disclosing
•  Race
•  Color
•  Religion
•  National  origin
• Sex (including pregnancy,
childbirth,  and  related  medical
conditions,  sexual  orientation,
or gender identity)
•  Age  (40  and older)
•  Disability
• Genetic information
(including  employer  requests
for, or purchase, use, or disclosure
 of  genetic  tests, 
genetic services, or family 
medical history)  
• Retaliation for filing a
charge, reasonably
opposing  discrimination,
or participating in a
discrimination lawsuit,
investigation,  or  proceeding
• Interference, coercion, or
threats  related  to  exercising
rights regarding disability
discrimination  or  pregnancy
accommodation •
Harassment  (including
unwelcome verbal or
physical conduct)
• Hiring or  promotion
• Assignment
• Pay  (unequal  wages  or
• Failure to provide
reasonable accommodation
for  a disability; pregnancy,
childbirth,  or  related  medical
condition;  or  a sincerely -held
religious belief, observance
or practice
• Benefits  
• Job  training
• Classification
• Referral genetic
 information  of
•  Requesting  or  disclosing  medical  
information  of  employees  
•  Conduct  that  might  reasonably
discourage someone from
opposing  discrimination,  filing
a  charge,  or  participating  in  an
investigation or proceeding
•  Conduct that coerces,
intimidates, threatens, or
interferes with someone
exercising  their rights, or
someone assisting or
encouraging  someone  else
to  exercise  rights,  regarding 
disability  discrimination
(including  accommodation)
or  pregnancy  accommodation	
What  can You  Do  if You  Believe  Discrimination  has Occurred?  	
Contact the  EEOC  promptly  if  you  suspect  discrimination.  Do  not  delay,  because  there  are  strict  time  limits  for  filing  a charge  of 
discrimination (180 or 300 days, depending on where you live/work). You can reach the EEOC in any of the following ways:  Submit

an inquiry through the EEOC’s public portal  
             (https://publicportal.eeoc.gov/Portal/Login.aspx)   Call
1–800– 669–4000  (toll free)	 
1– 800	
–669– 6820 (TTY)  
1– 844– 234–5122  (ASL video  phone)   Visit an EEOC field office
(www .eeoc.gov/field-off ice) 
E-Mai l  [email protected]
Additional information about the EEOC, 
including information about filing a charge of 
discrimination, is available at www.eeoc.gov. 	
Know  Your  Rights:  
Workplace  Discrimination  is Illegal

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