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Author: Emily Blaiss and Patrick F. Martin, Littler Mendelson, P.C.

Summary:

  • Mississippi does not have a state antidiscrimination law with respect to private employers. See Private Employers.
  • Mississippi has a state law prohibiting public employers from discriminating on the basis of handicap. See Public Employers.