The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is the state government authority that enforces the Kentucky Civil Rights Act (Kentucky Revised S...
The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is the state government authority that enforces the Kentucky Civil Rights Act (Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapter 344), and, through its affiliations with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, enforces the U.S. Civil Rights Act. The Kentucky Civil Rights Act makes it unlawful to discriminate in the areas of employment, financial transactions, housing and public accommodations. Discrimination against people is prohibited in these areas based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, and disability. In employment, discrimination is further prohibited on the basis of age (40-years and over) and on the basis of tobacco-smoking status. In housing, discrimination is further prohibited based on familial status, (protects people with children in the household under 18-years old, and protects women who are pregnant. Call 1.800.292.5566 for help with discrimination.