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EEO Protected Classes by State and Municipality

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

In addition to the federal requirements of laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, virtually all states have equal employment opportunity laws that prohibit discrimination based on membership in specific protected classes. Additionally, many municipalities have enacted ordinances prohibiting discrimination based on protected class status. The following chart details such requirements.

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