California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
The California DFEH is responsible for protecting the people of California from discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The DFEH’s website contains useful information regarding filing discrimination claims.
California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
The California DLSE/Labor Commissioner, investigates and enforces complaints of retaliation and certain types of discrimination, as well as California’s wage and hour laws, including overtime and meal periods.
California Division of Occupational Safety and Health
Cal-OSHA has jurisdiction over California laws requiring safe and healthy working conditions at the workplace. Its website has useful information regarding how to file claims about unsafe and unhealthy working conditions.
California Employment Development Department
The California EDD handles claims for Unemployment Insurance and Disability Insurance. Its website has useful information regarding how to file claims about Unemployment Insurance and Disability Insurance. It also has a job and resume page (CalJOBS), that provides information about job openings throughout the state and resources on how to prepare and apply to job openings.
U.S. Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor’s mission is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights. Its website has useful information on Wages & Hours, Workplace Safety & Health, Employee Protections, Employee Benefit Security and much more.
National Labor Relations Board
The NLRB investigates and prosecutes unfair labor practices committed by both employers and unions.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. EEOC enforces federal laws providing for equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination. Its website contains useful information regarding filing discrimination claims.