EEO - Discrimination: Arkansas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: E. B. Chiles, Cameron C. McCree and Amber Davis-Tanner, Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow PLLC
- The Arkansas Civil Rights Act protects employees and job applicants from discrimination in employment. See Discrimination Under Arkansas Civil Rights Act.
- The Arkansas Department of Labor is the state agency responsible for administration of the Arkansas Civil Rights Act. See Arkansas Department of Labor Enforcement and Filing Procedures.
- Remedies under the Arkansas Civil Rights Act can include back pay and other compensatory damages, attorneys' fees, injunctive relief as well as punitive damages. See Remedies.