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Discrimination is Illegal


Rhode Island Fair Employment Practices fosters the employment of all individuals in this state in accordance with their fullest capacities, regardless of their race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age or country of ancestral origin, and safeguards their right to obtain and hold employment without such discrimination.

RI General Law 28-5-7 makes it an an unlawful employment practice to discriminate in any aspect of employment including:

Illegal discriminatory practices include:



If you feel that you have been discriminated against, please file a charge with the RI Human Rights Commission or file out a complaint form with the Office of Diversity, Equity & Opportunity.


RI Commission for Human Rights

RI Office of Diversity, Equity & Opportunity

Diversity Events

Discrimination in Pre-Employment Interviews

Required Employment Posters

US DOL Civil Rights Center


ADA checklist for Readily Achievable Barrier Removal

ADA guidelines for building and facilities

Equal Opportunity Poster

Equal Opportunity Supplement


Affirmative Action Plan

Nondiscrimination Plan

Limited English Proficiency Plan

Language Access Policy

Babel Notice


RI Commission for Human Rights
Phone: (401) 222-2661
Fax: (401) 222-2616
TTY (Relay RI): (401) 222-2664

Office of Diversity, Equity & Opportunity Phone: (401) 222-6398
TTY via RI Relay: 711

Maria Ferreira
RI Dept. of Labor and Training
(401) 462-8758
TTY via RI Relay: 711
































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