Skip to Main Content Other Workplace and Housing Issues The Department of Fair Employment and Housing only investigates employment, housing and public accommodations discrimination and hate violence pursuant to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Unruh Civil Rights Act, Disabled Persons Act, and Ralph Civil Rights Act. The Department has jurisdiction over both private and public entities operating within the State of California, including corporate entities, private sector contracts granted by the State of California, and all State departments and local governments. If you feel you have been or are being discriminated, harassed or; retaliated against based on a “protected class”, please contact us. Below are resources for other workplace and housing issues that you may find useful. Workplace Issues Disability Insurance Disability benefits, claims. Unemployment Insurance Unemployment, paid family leave, benefits, claims. Heat Illness Prevention Training, publications, regulations, links. Health and Safety General information for workers, employers, health care providers. Health and Safety Complaints Workplace safety, health hazards. Paid Family Leave Insurance Law and benefits. Wage and Hour Wages, hours, vacation, overtime, breaks and overtime. Labor Code Whistleblowers Retaliation for engaging in “protected activity” under the Labor Code. Workplace Postings Required posters on wages, hours, working conditions. Workers’ Compensation Work-related injuries, workers’ comp, benefits, claims. Workplace Privacy Resumes, background checks and employee privacy. Young Workers Child labor laws and work permits. Workplace Safety Employers Workers Young Workers Housing and Landlord/Tenant Issues Be Smart: Landlord/Tenant – Take Charge CaliforniaRights and responsibilities, abandoned possessions, and rent increases. California Courts Self-Help Center – Judicial Council of CaliforniaLegal assistance, California law, and representing yourself in some legal matters.