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In an effort to increase accessibility to its services and resources, OSC has signed and/or reinvigorated memoranda of understanding with numerous federal, state and municipal fair employment practice agencies. Through these agencies, individuals can now obtain information about OSC and file charges of immigration related employment discrimination. These agreements further permit OSC and its partner agencies to refer timely-filed charges of discrimination to each other.

For questions about whether a matter can be referred to OSC, please review the Referral Checklist or contact the OSC Referral Duty Attorney by calling our office or sending an email to OSCReferral@usdoj.gov. Agencies that wish to refer a charge to OSC should review these instructions on the information and documents that must be transmitted to OSC.

Federal Partner Agencies

USCIS: Civil Rights Division and United States Citizenship and Immigration Service

EEOC: OSC and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

OFCCP: OSC and U.S. Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

NLRB: OSC and Office of General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board

State, Municipal and Other Partner Agencies

Alaska

Anchorage Equal Rights Commission

 

Arizona

Arizona Attorney General's Office, Civil Rights Division

California

California Department of Fair Employment & Housing

Colorado

Denver Anti-Discrimination Office, Agency for Human Rights & Community Relations

Connecticut

New Haven Commission on Equal Opportunities

 

Florida

Broward County Human Relations Commission
Lee County Office of Equal Opportunity
Pinellas County Office of Human Rights

Georgia

Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity

Hawaii

Hawaii Department of Labor & Industrial Relations, Civil Rights Commission

Idaho

Idaho Human Rights Commission

 

Illinois

Chicago Commission on Human Relations
Illinois Department of Human Rights

 

Indiana

Bloomington Human Rights Commission
Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Rights Commission

 

Kansas

Kansas Human Rights Commission
City of Salina Human Relations Commission

Kentucky

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission
Louisville & Jefferson County Human Rights Commission

Maine

Maine Human Rights Commission

Maryland

Prince George's County Human Rights Commission
Maryland Commission on Human Relations

 

Massachusetts

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

 

 

Michigan

Michigan Department of Civil Rights

 

Minnesota

Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights
Minnesota Department of Human Rights

 

Missouri

Kansas City Human Relations Department
Missouri Commission on Human Rights

Montana

Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Human Relations Division

Nebraska

Lincoln Commission on Human Rights
Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission

New Mexico

New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, Human Rights Bureau

 

North Carolina

North Carolina Human Relations Commission
North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings, Civil Rights Division

North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Labor, Human Rights Division

 

Ohio

Ohio Civil Rights Commission

 

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations
Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations
York Human Relations Commission

South Carolina

South Carolina Human Affairs Commission

 

South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Labor, Division of Human Rights
Sioux Falls Human Relations Commission

Texas

City of Corpus Christi Human Relations Commission

Utah

Labor Commission of Utah, Anti-Discrimination and Labor Division

Vermont

Office of the Attorney General for the State of Vermont

Washington

Seattle Office For Civil Rights

 

West Virginia

Huntington Human Relations Commission

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Labor Standards, Fair Employment Program

Puerto Rico

The Municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Department of Family and Community
Puerto Rico Department of Labor, Anti-Discrimination Unit

 

Palau

The Government of Palau

 

 

Worker Hotline: 1-800-255-7688 • Employer Hotline: 1-800-255-8155

General Information Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-related Unfair Employment Practices
 
Leadership
(currently vacant)
Special Counsel
Alberto Ruisanchez
Acting Deputy Special Counsel
Contact
Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
OSC, NYA 9000
Washington, D.C. 20530
(202) 616-5594
Worker Hotline: 1-800-255-7688
Employer Hotline: 1-800-255-8155
Teletypewriter (TTY) (202) 616-5525 & 1-800-237-2515
Fax: (202) 616-5509
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