It is unlawful to discriminate against employees and job applicants because of their:
USE OF LAWFUL PRODUCTS
ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD
PREGNANCY OR CHILDBIRTH
AGE (40 or over)
MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERSHIP
This law applies to employers, employment agencies, labor unions and licensing agencies.
Employers may not require certain types of honesty testing or genetic testing as a condition of employment, nor discipline an employee because of the results.
Employees may not be harassed in the workplace based on their protected status nor retaliated against for filing a complaint, for assisting with a complaint, or for opposing discrimination in the workplace.
There is a 300-day time limit for filing a discrimination complaint.
The Department of Workforce Development does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the provision of services or in employment. If you need this printed material interpreted or in a different form, or if you need assistance in using this service, please contact us. Deaf, hearing or speech impaired callers may reach us by calling the TDD numbers listed above. Sec. 111.31-111.395 Stats. DWD 218 requires that all employers prominently display this poster in places of employment. ERD-4531-P(R. 01/2003) (Reformatted for WEB)