“It is hereby declared to be the public policy of this Commonwealth to foster the employment of all individuals in accordance with their fullest capacities regardless of their race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, national origin, disability, use of guide or support animals because of the blindness, deafness or physical disability of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals, and to safeguard their rights to obtain and hold employment without such discrimination, to assure equal opportunities to all individuals and to safeguard their rights to public accommodation.” —From the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act
Employers of four or more people must comply with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA). The law is administered by the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC), which also receives the initial federal discrimination charges made under Title VII of the fed...(register to read more)
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