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File a Civil Rights Complaint

Have your civil rights been violated? File a complaint with our Civil Rights Division to get help.
You will be contacted within one week of filing your complaint.

Attorney General's Civil Rights Division

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How to file

If you believe that your civil rights have been violated, file a Civil Rights Complaint with the Civil Rights Division of the Office of Attorney General Maura Healey.

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For example, if you have been the victim of threats, intimidation or coercion based upon your race, color, national origin, religion, age, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability, or because you engaged in a protected activity (for example, the right to vote, or the right to obtain an education, or the right to freely associate), your civil rights under the Massachusetts Civil Rights Act may have been violated.

If you are a tenant or an applicant for housing who has been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, children, lead paint, or receipt of public assistance, your housing rights may have been violated.

If you are an employee or job applicant who has been discriminated against in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, veteran status, age (40 and older), disability, sexual orientation, genetics, or based on your reporting of discrimination, your employment rights may have been violated.

If your employer has discriminated against you based on your sex by paying you less than employees of the opposite sex who perform the same or comparable work, your rights under the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act may have been violated.

If you have been discriminated against in places of public accommodation, such as by a hotel, restaurant, bar, theater, concert hall, sports stadium, store, shopping center, or other retail establishment or service establishment, based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, deafness, blindness, or any physical or mental disability, or ancestry, your rights under the Massachusetts Public Accommodation Law may have been violated.

 

 

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