discrimination complaint

File Discrimination Complaint

Department of Fair Employment & Housing (DFEH)

File Discrimination Complaint via DFEH's online system. Please create a user account if this is your first time.

General Information: 800-884-1684

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Frequently Asked Questions

To file a complaint of discrimination, go to the DFEH Web site home page and click on "File a Pre- Complaint Inquiry." If assistance is required to complete the online Pre-Complaint Inquiry, please call 800-884-1684. The completion and submission of the Pre-Complaint Inquiry will initiate the complaint process.
The Department has up to one year from the date a DFEH complaint is filed in which to complete an investigation and file a complaint in civil court if it is justified.
A complaint of employment discrimination must be filed within one year from the date that the alleged discriminatory act occurred.

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