Alabama Diversity laws & HR compliance analysis

Alabama Diversity: What you need to know

Alabama does not have a comprehensive fair employment law addressing civil rights issues in private employment. However, employers with 15 or more employees may be subject to federal civil rights requirements. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) and other key federal civil rights statutes apply to employers that have the requisite number of employees or business operations affecting interstate commerce.
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The Equal Employment/Civil Rights Division serves as the focal point for the State Department and local county departments in activities involving civil rights and equal opportunity. The staff provides technical assistance, training, and counseling to managers, supervisors, employees, clients, and the general public. For more information, go to http://dhr.alabama.gov.
Last reviewed December 2016.

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