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September 30, 2021 General
  • California Department of Fair Employment & Housing. This state agency protects residents from unlawful employment discrimination. Website:
  • California Department of Industrial Relations. This department of government protects the health and safety of wage earners and assists employers in complying with state labor laws. Website:
  • California Labor Commissioner’s Office. The mission of this office is to “ensure a just day’s pay in every workplace” in California and to “promote economic justice through the robust enforcement of labor laws.” Website:
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. This federal agency was established by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and administers and enforces civil rights laws against workplace discrimination. Website:
  • United States Department of Labor. This cabinet-level department of the federal government oversees occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards and unemployment benefits. Website:
  • Website Law Information Network. An excellent source to obtain information about a wide range of employment issues. Website: