EEO - Discrimination: Vermont
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Heather Rider Hammond, Gravel & Shea, PC
- The Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act (FEP Act) prohibits discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, place of birth, age, HIV status, military status or physical or mental condition. See Discrimination Under the Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act.
- The FEP Act also prohibits discrimination in pay based on gender. See Equal Pay and Wage Discrimination.
- Remedies under the FEP Act include civil penalties, compensatory and punitive damages, or equitable relief. See Remedies.
- Vermont law prohibits discrimination based on genetic information. See Discrimination Based on Genetic Condition or Testing.