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Cal Poly Pomona

California Laws & Regulations

California Constitution Article 1 Declaration of Rights Section 31

Prohibits employers from discriminating against or granting preferential treatment on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin.

California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)

Protects right and opportunity of all persons to seek, obtain, and hold employment without discrimination on account of race, religious creed, color national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation.

DFEH Brochure (pdf)

State of California brochure: "Discrimination is Against the Law."

Unruh Civil Rights Act

"Protects from discrimination by all business establishments in California, including housing and public accommodations, because of: Age, Ancestry , Color, Disability, National Origin, Race, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation. Law requires: "Full and equal accommodations, advantages, facilities, privileges or services in all business establishments."

Pregnancy Discrimination and Leave

Government Code Sections 12926, 12940, 12945. Prohibits discrimination based on pregnancy and refusal to grant leave.

California Family Rights Act of 1993 (CFRA)

Government Code Section 12945.2. Prohibits refusal to grant leave by an employee for family care or medical care.

Sexual Harassment Free Workplace and Training

Government Code Sections 12950 and 12950.1. Requires employers to ensure a workplace free of sexual harassment and to provide training of supervisors every two years.

DFEH-185 Brochure (pdf)

State of California brochure on sexual harassment prohibition regulations.

California Whistleblower Protection Act

Enables state employees and the public to report improper acts committed by state agencies, departments or employees, as defined by law.

California Whistleblower Hotline - Annual Campus Announcement

Annual announcement from President Ortiz regarding the California Whistleblower Hotline.

Whistleblower Poster

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California Government Code 11135 - CSU Accessibility Requirements

Government Code 11135 requires CSU to comply with the accessibility requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, and to also apply the US Access Board accessibility standards to the electronic and information technology products and services that it buys, creates, uses and maintains.