Colorado

Discrimination and Your Rights

Self Help Legal Info

  • Employment Discrimination

    Chapter 9 explains the various employment laws and how they protect individuals from discrimination; It also explains what you can do if you feel discriminated against. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • How to File a Charge with the EEOC

    If you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, you may have grounds to file a charge of discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • How to Start the Complaint Process

    If you feel you have been discriminated against in the areas of employment, housing or public accommodations, you can first contact the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and file a complaint. Depending on what is decided from this process, you may end up in court. Content Detail

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    Colorado Civil Rights Division, State of Colorado
  • Pregnancy Discrimination

    Facts about pregnancy discrimination. Read More

    By:
    American Association of University Women
  • Protecting Your Civil Rights

    If you believe that you have been discriminated against and want to file a complaint with the Federal Government, this is where you can find information to help. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
  • Protecting Your Rights

    The ACLU works to protect First Amendment rights-freedom of speech, association and assembly; freedom of the press, and freedom of religion supported by the strict separation of church and state; rights to equal protection and treatment under the law - regardless of race, sex, religion or national origin, rights to due process and rights to privacy. Content Detail

    By:
    American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Adams County Legal Resources

    This has a list of court information, attorney or legal referrals, law lines, mediation and additional services. Content Detail

  • Age Discrimination at Work

    This resource will help answer your questions about age discrimination, plus has information about the Age Discrimination (ADEA) in Employment Act; what the ADEA forbids: what to do; explains that you need to do research; and has links to other resources. Content Detail

    By:
    AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

    By:
    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

    By:
    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • What are the Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination?

    Information on federal laws prohibiting job discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • What is Title VI of the Civil Rights Act?

    Your rights concerning discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. (This is a very legal-like website, harder to understand.) Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Labor
  • Federal Protections Against National Origins Discrimination

    This brochure contains information about federal laws that prohibit national origin discrimination, how the Civil Rights Division can help and how you can file a complaint. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Filing for Change of Venue PDF

    You can request a change in the place where your case will be heard (venue) for several reasons, including that you want the case transferred to the county where you live. Click on the document for instructions and forms. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Know Your Rights

    If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. You should be careful in the way you speak when approached by the police, FBI or DHS. If you give answers, they can be used against you in a criminal, immigration, or civil case. Content Detail

    By:
    American Civil Liberties Union
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español