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, February 25, 2015
The Justice Department announced that it has reached a consent decree with the town of Davie, Florida.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
The Justice Department entered into a consent decree with the state of Maryland and the Queen Anne's County Sheriff.