The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate
against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion,
sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and
confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment
issues. Consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation.