EEO - Discrimination: Nebraska
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Marcia A. Washkuhn and Kasey M. Cappellano, Kutak Rock LLP
- The Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, the Nebraska Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Nebraska Equal Pay Act are the key antidiscrimination statutes in Nebraska. See Discrimination Under the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act; Discrimination Under the Nebraska Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Equal Pay.
- Under Nebraska law, an employee is not required to exhaust administrative remedies prior to filing suit under state antidiscrimination laws. See Individual Lawsuits.
- Nebraska provides protection against discrimination on the basis of genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, membership in the military, and membership (or lack of membership) in labor organizations. See Other Laws Prohibiting Discrimination.
- Localities including Lincoln and Omaha have requirements pertaining to discrimination. See Local Requirements.