Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)

Our mission is to eradicate discrimination in the Commonwealth by investigating and prosecuting Complaints of Discrimination that occur in Employment, Housing, Public Places, Access to Education, Lending, and Credit. We also offer training to help prevent discrimination from occurring.

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Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)

Address

Main Address
1 Ashburton Place, Suite 601, Boston, MA 02108

Phone

Open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Español, 中文, Kreyòl Ayisyen, русский, Português, etc. (617) 994-6071

Online

Fax

Fax (617) 994-6024

Who we serve

We protect the people of Massachusetts, our workers, and our visitors from discriminatory treatment based on your membership in a protected class, such as race, color, creed, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and more. We investigate Complaints of Discrimination that occur in the workplace, housing, public places, access to education, lending, and credit.

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MCAD to Hold Public Hearings in October 2019 on Proposed Changes to Procedural Regulations 

9/06/2019 Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

The overarching goal of the revision process is to develop clearer procedural regulations that accurately reflect the agency’s practices and procedures.

Press Release

Notice of Public Hearings on MCAD Procedural Regulations 

9/05/2019 Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

Notice of Public Hearings on MCAD Proposed Procedural Regulations

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