EEO - Discrimination: Georgia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: C. R. Wright, Fisher Phillips
- With respect to both private and public employers, Georgia has laws requiring equal pay for equal work, and prohibiting employment discrimination on account of disability, age, religion and criminal record. See Prohibited Discrimination.
- State employees in Georgia are protected from employment discrimination on account of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age. See State Employees and the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act.
- Georgia requires employers to provide reasonable paid break time and a private location to employees who wish to express breast milk at work during work hours. See Lactation/Breastfeeding Protections and Accommodations.
- Atlanta has requirements pertaining to discrimination. See Local Requirements.