Human Relations – Employment Discrimination and Discriminatory Housing Practices – Revisions

Bill Number:  HB1262

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Hill

Subject:  Health and Government Operations,Judicial Proceedings

Bill Summary:

Altering the definition of “employer” by reducing from 15 to five the minimum number of employees an employer is required to have for purposes of certain provisions of law prohibiting discrimination in employment; and extending the time periods within which a person claiming to be aggrieved by a certain discriminatory act or housing practice is required to file a complaint with the Commission on Civil Rights.

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