The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) makes it illegal to discriminate against job applicants and employees. Your employment applications, advertisements for employment, and hiring practices must adhere to EEOC regulations.
Here are the types of discrimination that are covered:
Contact your local EEOC office and ask for a copy of the EEOC Compliance Manual. The manual interprets the law for all forms of discrimination and gives examples of unlawful practices. The manual is not available electronically, but recent changes can be found online at