STATUES ENFORCED BY THE COMMISSION
The Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission (CRCRC), Iowa Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforce eight federal, state and local laws which prohibit job discrimination by private employers, labor organizations and/or state and local government agencies.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - Title VII prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed or national origin.
The Civil Rights Act of 1991 (CRA) is a bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve Federal civil rights laws, to provide for damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination, to clarify provisions regarding disparate impact actions, and for other purposes.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) prohibits employment discrimination based on age against persons 40 years of age or over.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of disability.
Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibit employment discrimination of persons with disabilities in the federal sector.
The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA) prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of sex (gender).
Chapter 216 of the Iowa Code mirrors Title VII at the state level.