|
|

Louisiana Civil Rights: What you need to know

The Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law prohibits discriminatory employment practices on the basis of age (40 and over), disability, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, sickle-cell trait, and pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions) (LA Rev. Stat. Sec. 23:301 et seq.). The Law applies to employers with 20 or more employees, except for the pregnancy discrimination provision, which applies to employers with 25 or more employees. The term “employer” includes an insurer with respect to appointment of agents, regardless of the character of the agent’s employment. The Law does not apply to nonprofit corporations, employment in domestic service, or to churches or religiously affiliated schools, including universities.
For a Limited Time receive a FREE HR Report on the "Critical HR Recordkeeping”.  This exclusive special report covers hiring records, employment relationships, termination records, litigation issues, electronic information issues, tips for better recordkeeping, and a list of legal requirements.  Download Now
Under the Law, it is unlawful for an employer to:
• Discriminate in hiring, compensation, or any other term or condition of employment.
• Limit, segregate, or classify employees or applicants in any way that would tend to deprive any individual of employment opportunities, or otherwise adversely affect an individual's status.
• Discriminate in admission to any apprenticeship or other training program on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or genetic information.
• Print or publish any notice or advertisement relating to employment indicating any preference, limitation, specification, or discrimination based on age, disability, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, sickle-cell trait, or genetic information.
Bona fide occupational qualification exception (BFOQ). A BFOQ must be reasonably necessary for the normal operation of a particular business or enterprise (e.g., allowing only females to ...

>> Read more about Civil Rights

More on this topic:

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

Louisiana Civil Rights Resources

Civil Rights Products

What to Do About Personnel Problems in [Your State]
Understand how to comply with all HR regulations in YOUR state with this practical resource. You get plain-English explanations of state laws on over 200 key personnel topics. Includes comparisons of your state HR laws vs. federal. No wonder our customers call this service "THE HR RED BOOK™".
Subscription includes online companion site with links/news!
Book available either in print or on CD!"
What to Do About Personnel Problems [in Your State] on CD-ROM
This practical CD ROM resource is the easy way to understand how to comply with all HR regulations in YOUR state. You get plain-English explanations of state laws on over 200 key personnel topics. Includes comparisons of your state HR laws vs. federal. No wonder our customers call this service "THE HR RED BOOK®".
Available in CD or Print delivery."
It's All About Respect: Avoid Discrimination in Your Workplace
Open discussions just by opening BLR’s newest booklet. Through interactive exercises, case studies and straight forward talk your employees learn how discrimination can happen and what they can do to prevent it. "
Gender Pay Equity Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "Gender Pay Equity: How to Use More Than Salary Numbers to Close the Gap""
What to Save, What to Shred Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "What to Save, What to Shred: Legal and Practical Recordkeeping Rules for HR""
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE HR Management Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Critical HR Recordkeeping

Record retention is complex and time consuming. However, in addition to complying with various federal and state laws, keeping good, well-organized records can be very helpful in documenting and supporting an organization’s employment actions.
Download Now!


This special report will discuss how you can ensure your records are in good order, and establish a record-retention policy.

Topics covered:
1. Hiring Records
2. Employment Relationships
3. Termination Records
4. Litigation Issues
5. Electronic Information Issues
6. Tips for Better Recordkeeping
7. A List of Legal Requirements

Make sure you have the information you need to know to keep your records in order.