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    Commission on Equal Opportunites

    Equal Employment Opportunities


    In accordance with the City of New Haven Equal Opportunities Ordinances 12 _, Article I, Section 12 _ 6(a), the Commission on Equal Opportunities (CEO) Employment Unit is required to receive inquires of discrimination in employment. The CEO Employment Unit provides direct processing of complaints in employment discrimination and unfair labor practices. Pursuant to this statue, the Employment Unit is also responsible for investigating incidents in sexual harassment.


    It is against the Law to discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical/mental disability or families with children including but not limited to blindness.

    Acceptance of Employment Applications, training, hiring and firing, equality of terms, and conditions (including fringe benefits) and wages and all covered by the law.

    You have a right to apply for any job which your training, education, and experience have prepared you to do. Employers, personnel officers, employment agencies and labor unions have the legal obligation to consider your ability as an individual to perform a job or join a union.

    You do not have to accept any treatment, terms, or conditions, which discriminates against you for any of the above reasons.

    The Commission on Equal Opportunities will investigate your complaint free of charge or refer you to the appropriate agency. You may call or visit the Commission office at 200 Orange Street, 4th floor, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Employment discrimination and Sexual Harassment is illegal.
    Let's work together to help fight it!


    1. 1. Hiring/Promotion
    2. 2. Re-instatement
    3. 3. Re-instatement with/without back pay
    4. 4. Restoration of seniority and fringe benefits
    5. 5. Guarantee of equal service
    6. 6. Other

    Note: Complainant may sue in civil court for Attorney's fee, compensatory damages, punitive damages and other actual costs incurred by the complainant.


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