Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin and religion. Title VII applies to state and local governments and educational institutions with fifteen or more employees. Title VII encourages a safe and productive workplace.
For more information about Title VII and to fully understand your rights, visit the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website (opens a new window).