Iowa Free Printable General Labor Law Poster Posters Iowa Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Poster Poster Required

The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Poster is a general labor law poster poster by the Iowa Department Of Workforce Development. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Iowa, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

This poster will be displayed to show employees Equal Employment Opportunity Laws, and what to do if they feel their rights are violated. Equal opportunity guarantees the right of all persons to apply and be considered for job opportunities on the basis of the person’s ability to do the job. While employed, you should not be treated unfairly because of any of the protected characteristics.


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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.	
Equal Employment
Opportunity is the
What Does Equal Employment 
Opportunity Mean?
It guarantees the right of all persons to apply and be 
considered for job opportunities on the basis of the 
person’s ability to do the job.  While employed, you 
should not be treated unfairly because of any of the 
protected characteristics.
What Does the Law Cover?
Chapter 216 of the 	Code of Iowa	, as amended, (The 
Iowa Civil Rights Act), prohibits discrimination in 
employment because of a person’s:	
Race Age (18 and older)
Creed National Origin
Color Gender Identity
Sex Sexual Orientation
Pregnancy Disability
Religion	
To Whom Does the Law Apply?	
	Persons who apply for employment with, 
or employees of, private employers, state 
and local governments, and public and 
private educational institutions with four 
or more employees.	
	Employment agencies, labor unions, 
contractors, and sub-contractors, and 
apprenticeship programs.	
What Other Resources Are 
Available to Help with a 
Discrimination Problem?
You may also contact the local human rights, civil 
rights or human relations agency in your area, or the 
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
(EEOC), a federal agency.  The EEOC District 
Office is located at: 310 West Wisconsin Ave., Suite 800
Milwaukee, WI  53203-2292
414-297-1111
EEOC enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 
1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of 
race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; the Age 
Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which
protects persons age 40 or older; and the Americans 
with Disabilities Act (ADA).
What Action Will an Agency 
Take?
The Commission’s staff can answer questions about 
your rights under the Act and help you take the 
necessary steps to file a complaint if you decide to 
pursue a claim. Once a complaint is filed, the 
Commission will take all appropriate actions to 
process the complaint.  There is no charge to file a 
complaint and you do not need an attorney to file a 
complaint with the Commission.	
What Should I Do If I Believe I’ve Been Discriminated Against?
You should immediately contact:
Iowa Civil Rights Commission	
400 E. 14	thStreet, Grimes Building
Des Moines, Iowa  50319
515-281-4121,  1-800-457-4416 515-242-5840 (FAX)
http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc	
You may contact the Commission by telephone or 
mail for information, or assistance in filing a 
complaint.  The Commission’s office hours are 8:00 
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  You may 
leave a message at 515-281-4121 after hours for a 
return call.	
Your complaint must be filed within 300
days of the discriminatory act.

Other Iowa Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional three optional and mandatory Iowa labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.

Poster Name Poster Type
Mandatory Unemployment Insurance Unemployment Law
Mandatory Your Rights Under Iowa's Minimum Wage Minimum Wage Law
Mandatory Safety & Health Protection on the Job Job Safety Law
Mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Poster General Labor Law Poster
Mandatory Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses Workers Compensation Law

View all 4 Iowa labor law posters


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