The Employment Litigation Section enforces against state and local
government employers the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964, as amended, and other federal laws prohibiting employment
practices that discriminate on grounds of race, sex, religion, and national
origin. The Section also enforces against state and local government employers
and private employers the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994,
which prohibits employers from discriminating or retaliating against an employee
or applicant for employment because of such person's past, current or future
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Department of Justice has entered into a settlement agreement that, if approved by the court, will resolve allegations that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation discriminated against an employee because of his sex.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit today against Clark County, Nev., alleging that the county discriminated against an African-American woman on the basis of race and sex and retaliated in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.