The MCAD provides free access to all of its publications, including: Statutes & Regulations, Annual Reports, Press Releases, MCAD Decisions, Fact Sheets, Guidelines, Guides, and Posters.
These publications are intended to educate the public on the legal protections offered by the state law and the legal responsibilities of employers and businesses.
Public Records Requests
Requests for information relating to an ongoing investigation are limited to the parties involved. However, once a determination has been reached following an investigation, the complaint and disposition may be available to the public.Following a public hearing, the hearing decision is available to the public.
NOTICE REGARDING PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS
As of January 1, 2017
On June 3, 2016, Governor Baker signed into law An Act to Improve Public Records. The MCAD has created Guidelines on Public Records document to reflect the recent changes to the law and which incorporates the Secretary of the Commonwealth's final regulations as well as contact information for the Records Access Officer (also found below).
For more information on public records, view the Public Records Law website published by the Secretary of Commonwealth.
Requests for public records may be made to:
Records Access Officer
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
One Ashburton Place, Room 601
Boston, MA 02108
Telephone: (617) 994-6039*
Fax: (617) 994-6161
* The phone number is provided for questions regarding public records. The Commission does not accept public records requests made by telephone.