Mike McGinn, Mayor
Julie Nelson, Director
810 Third Avenue, Suite 750, Seattle WA 98104-1627
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Illegal discrimination is when:
Seattle currently includes these protected classes:
*Not applicable to Employment or Fair Contracting cases
It is against the law for someone to penalize or discriminate against you because:
You can file a separate charge of discrimination if you believe someone has retaliated against you. SOCR will conduct a separate investigation concerning retaliation.
Seattle's anti-discrimination laws also protect you from harassment. Harassment is conduct that is directed at you because of your race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, etc.
Harassment can include:
To be considered harassment, conduct must:
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