To assist employees and applicants in understanding their rights under the laws OFCCP enforces, the agency has developed a series of Worker Fact Sheets. In addition to general worker rights and sex discrimination, the series includes topic-specific versions covering disability, protected veteran status, pay transparency, pregnancy, and sexual orientation and gender identity. Each fact sheet is currently available in six languages in addition to English and Spanish. 

Disability Rights Fact Sheet

Disability Rights Fact Sheet:

This fact sheet provides information on employee and applicant rights as an individual with a disability.  It addresses multiple areas including the definition of a disability, the protections OFCCP enforces, and reasonable accommodations.  It also provides information on filing a complaint related to discrimination in hiring, firing, pay, benefits, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, job training, recruitment, or other personnel activities because of disability.

For additional information, please visit our Section 503 page.

Pay Transparency Fact Sheets

Pay Transparency Fact Sheet:

This fact sheet addresses employee and applicant rights to inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own pay or that of other employees or applicants without fear of being disciplined, harassed, demoted, terminated, denied employment, or otherwise discriminated against because they exercised this right. It also details the limited exceptions that apply to this right as well as how to file a discrimination complaint.

For additional information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions.

Pregnancy and Childbearing Fact Sheet

Pregnancy and Childbearing Fact Sheet:

This fact sheet provides information on employee and applicant protections related to pregnancy, childbearing, related medical conditions or childbearing capacity.  It also provides information on filing a complaint related to discrimination in hiring, firing, pay, benefits, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, job training, recruitment, or other personnel activities because of pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or childbearing capacity.

For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions

Protected Veterans Fact Sheet

Protected Veterans' Rights Fact Sheet:

This fact sheet provides information on employee and applicant rights as a protected veteran.  It addresses multiple areas including the definition of a protected veteran, the protections OFCCP enforces, and reasonable accommodations.  It also provides information on filing a complaint related to discrimination in hiring, firing, pay, benefits, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, job training, recruitment, or other personnel activities because of status as a protected veteran.

For additional information, please visit our Veteran Resources page.

Sex Discrimination Fact Sheet

Sex Discrimination Fact Sheet:

This fact sheet provides information on employee and applicant rights and protections related to sex. It addresses multiple areas including pay, pregnancy, gender stereotypes, transgender protections, and sexual harassment.  It also provides information on filing a complaint related to discrimination in hiring, firing, pay, benefits, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, job training, recruitment, or other personnel activities because of sex.  

For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Fact Sheet

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Fact Sheet:

This fact sheet provides information on employee and applicant rights and protections related to sexual orientation and gender identity, including how OFCCP defines those terms. It also provides information on filing a complaint related to discrimination in hiring, firing, pay, benefits, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, job training, recruitment, or other personnel activities because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions.

Workplace Rights Fact Sheets

Workplace Rights Fact Sheet:

This fact sheet provides general information on employee and applicant rights and protections under race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, and inquiring about or disclosing pay.  It addresses definitions of discrimination and harassment as well as providing information on filing a complaint related to discrimination in hiring, firing, pay, benefits, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, job training, recruitment, or other personnel activities because of any protected basis.

For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions list.