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
Monday, March 30, 2015
The Justice Department announced the filing of a lawsuit against Southeastern Oklahoma State University and the Regional University System of Oklahoma for violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division announced today that a settlement has been reached with the Missouri National Guard to resolve allegations that MNG violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act by requiring its civilian National Guard dual technician employees to be separated from their civilian positions prior to entering active military duty service with the U.S. Active Guard Reserve Program.