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Summary of Federal Laws 


Equal Employment Opportunity

  Civil Rights Act of 1866

Civil Rights Act of 1964
Civil Rights Attorney's Fees Awards Act of 1976
Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987
Civil Rights Act of 1991
Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2004
Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
Equal Pay Act of 1963
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
Older Workers Benefit Protection Act of 1990
Title IX of Education Amendments of 1972
Executive Orders 11,246 and 11,375
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Rehabilitation Act of 1973
The Veterans' Readjustment Benefits Act
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
Fair Credit Reporting Act
Immigration and Nationality Act
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)

Miscellaneous Employment Laws

  Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970

Labor Management Relations Act of 1947
National Labor Relations Act of 1935
The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959
Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
Employee Retirement and Income Security Act
Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996
COBRA, Health Care Continuation Coverage Requirements
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952
Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961
Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988
Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991
The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996