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EEO - Discrimination: South Carolina

EEO - Discrimination requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Meryl J. Gutterman, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC


  • The South Carolina Human Affairs Law mirrors Title VII and other federal discrimination statutes, and prohibits discrimination based on the same protected classes of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin (including ancestry) and disability. See Discrimination Under the South Carolina Human Affairs Law.
  • The South Carolina Human Affairs Commission governs the state's practices regarding equal employment opportunity matters. See South Carolina Human Affairs Commission.