The mission of the Fair Housing Center of Washington is to assure equal access to housing and other related services to the residents of Washington. The organization will achieve this purpose through education, investigation, and enforcement of applicable laws.(253) 274-9523
- Every 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the United States Courthouse: 700 Stewart Street, Suite 2310 (Ground Floor), Seattle, WA 98101
- Appointment required; call (206) 267-7070 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Tuesday – Thursday
- Free 30-minute meeting
- Focused on civil rights questions. The Neighborhood Legal Clinics service King County residents or clients with legal issues in King County.
- Sponsored by the King County Bar Association,
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
Most employers with at least 15 employees are covered by EEOC laws (20 employees in age discrimination cases). Most labor unions and employment agencies are also covered.
The laws apply to all types of work situations, including hiring, firing, promotions, harassment, training, wages, and benefits1 (800) 669-4000