Updated for 2021: Family and Medical Leave for Employees Toolkit
COVID-19 Resources and Guidance

California’s Civil Rights Agency

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing is the state agency charged with enforcing California’s civil rights laws. The mission of the DFEH is to protect the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, businesses, and state-funded programs, and from bias-motivated violence and human trafficking.

DFEH News and Alerts

  • December 22, 2020 - DFEH Settles Housing Discrimination Complaint on Behalf of Disabled Veteran for $106,035. View press release in English (PDF)
  • December 10, 2020 - Farm Labor Contractor to Pay $750,000 to Resolve DFEH Sexual Harassment Lawsuit. View press release in English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF)
  • November 24, 2020 – DFEH releases Coming Soon: Expanded Family and Medical Leave in California. View document (PDF)

Get the latest information about the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) from our DFEH News page.

Public Notices and Events

  • January 21, 2021 – SDRAFFH Quarterly Meeting
  • January 26, 2021 – National Lawyers Guild: Employment in the Age of COVID-19
  • January 27, 2021 – Riverside County District Attorney’s Office: RESTOAR (RESToring Opportunities After Rehabilitation) Initiative
  • January 28, 2021 – Shaw Law Group: GoToWebinar – WoWorkplace Insights with Jen and the DFEH! The DFEH’s Family and Medical Leave for Employees Toolkit
  • February 16, 2021 – EDD: DFEH Training Modules to keep EDD Outreach Workers Informed
  • February 24, 2021 – Department Of Transportation Caltrans: District 12 -Disability Advisory Committee (DAC)

Follow DFEH

Communication Center: 800-884-1684 (voice), 800-700-2320 (TTY) or
California's Relay Service at 711 | contact.center@dfeh.ca.gov