Discrimination in Employment

The Missouri Human Rights Act (the Act) makes it illegal to discriminate in any aspect of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability or age (40 through 69), including:

Illegal discriminatory practices under the Act also include:

If you believe that you have been discriminated against by an employer, you can file a complaint of discrimination.

IMPORTANT: Employers are required to post notices to all employees advising them of their rights under the Act and their right to be free from retaliation. Such notices must be accessible, as needed, to persons with visual or other disabilities that affect reading. These posters are available for printing.