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, and public accommodations and from hate violence and human trafficking.

DFEH News and Alerts

  • June 17, 2019 - DFEH Settles Sexual Harassment Case Against the City of Cypress Police Department. View press release (PDF)
  • June 12, 2019 - DFEH Files Enforcement Action to Compel Riot Games, Inc. To Provide Employee Pay Information. View press release (PDF)
  • May 15, 2019 - Los Angeles Automobile Financing Company to pay $6.2 Million for Discriminating Against Women, Court Rules. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)

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

Public Notices and Events


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