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.

The DFEH CCRS website will be unavailable on Monday, November 1st while a major upgrade is performed. The website will be updated with improved flow and additional accessibility features. The new website will be available on Tuesday, November 2nd.

DFEH News and Alerts

  • October 20, 2021 – DFEH Launches Affirmative Enforcement of the California Fair Chance Act. View press release (PDF)
  • October 18, 2021 – DFEH releases Guidance for California Businesses Regarding Covid-19 Safety Measures and Reasonable Accommodations FAQ. View the English (PDF). View the press release (PDF)
  • October 6, 2021 – DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Involving Suisun City Housing Authority. View press release (PDF)

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

Public Notices and Events

  • October 20, 2021 – Sikh Coalition: Employment Discrimination Webinar. View Flyer or Register
  • October 20, 2021 – Los Angeles Area Reentry Program Webinar
  • October 21, 2021 – Employment Development Department: Farmworker Services Unit Labor Trafficking Training
  • October 21, 2021 – EEOC & DFEH: Know Your Rights, The Fair Chance Act. View English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF), or Register
  • October 28, 2021 – Monterey County Office of Education: HR Director Meeting
  • November 10, 2021 – National California Employment Round Table: Part 1 – Best Practices for Conducting Internal Workplace Investigations. Register

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