Employment Discrimination

A guide to resources and information on employment discrimination law.

Websites and Online Publications

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Website of the independent federal agency tasked with enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information. Includes official guidance and compliance documents, text and descriptions of statutes enforced, active and proposed regulations, agency publications, and selected cases.

U.S. Department of Labor - Equal Employment Opportunity

The Department of Labor's topical webpage highlighting the two agencies which deal with EEO monitoring and enforcement, the Civil Rights Center and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

ABA Blawgs - Labor & Employment

The American Bar Association's list of select blogs on topics relating to employment and labor law. Most authors are scholars, practitioners, or otherwise experts in the field, and following them is a great way to gain insights from their commentary and stay current on events.


The premier, "unofficial" blog of the U.S. Supreme Court, offering up-to-date analysis and commentary on cases, plus archives of downloadable documents relating to cases. Writing is provided by often unattributed legal scholars and practitioners.

National Law Journal (password required for full access off campus)

Weekly newspaper with more frequently updated website, providing in-depth coverage of issues of import to private practitioners, judges, corporate lawyers, government attorneys and other members of the legal community. Coverage includes federal and state litigation, legislative issues, verdicts, practitioner columns, and expert opinions.

JOTWELL, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Online forum with contributors chiefly from legal academia, focusing on reviewing "new scholarship relevant to the law." Peer commentaries on recent scholarly articles are published in topical categories and open for online discussion among the community. The "Worklaw" category features writing on employment and labor law issues.

Legal Information Institute (LII) - Employment Discrimination

Based at Cornell Law School, LII provides an overview of federal employment discrimination laws, including citations to relevant provisions of the U.S. Code and Code of Federal Regulations, major court decisions, and some state materials.