No matter what gender you are, employees have a right to be paid equally for equal work. People with disabilities are protected against discrimination, too.
The Americans with Disabilities Act protect people with disabilities in employment, state and local government, public accomodations, commercial facilities, transportation and telecommunication. The Equal Pay Act requires employers to pay all employees equally for equal work, regardless of their gender.
This section contains links that offer information about discrimination and the federal laws set in place to protect individuals. There are pdf fact sheets to help you understand discrimination laws in Arkansas.
FACT SHEETS & LEGAL INFORMATION
- Fact Sheet - Disability Discrimination
- Fact Sheet - Disability Rights & the Law (Overview)
- Fact Sheet - Gender Discrimination: Equal Pay
NOTE: These are Adobe Acrobat PDF files. You may need to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.
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