The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Other Employment Issues

What is the Immigration Reform and Control Act and must my business comply with it?

What about affirmative action?

Affirmative action may be required of your company as a condition of entering into a federal contract. The EEOC has no responsibilities for the administration of affirmative action requirements. Affirmative action requirements are administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

Employers with federal contracts or subcontracts that want to know more about affirmative action requirements can visit OFCCP's web site.

Where can I find information about the Family and Medical Leave Act?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor. Information on this law may be found at

Complaints filed under the FMLA are handled by the Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.

What is the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act?

The Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act allows small businesses to comment about federal agency enforcement actions to an SBA Ombudsman. For information about this process and how to submit a comment, see Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory Enforcement National Ombudsman. It is EEOC policy to ensure that employers are not targeted for enforcement actions as a result of their comments to the SBA Ombudsman.

What other federal agencies dealing with small businesses have web sites that can help me?

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