Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Releases Guidance on Sex-Based Discrimination under the Pennsylvania Fair Education Opportunities Act

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) today announced guidelines for handling discrimination complaints based on sex under the Pennsylvania Fair Educational Opportunities Act (PFEOA).

This guidance indicates the way the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission intends to exercise its administrative discretion in accepting complaints, investigations, and adjudicating cases. PHRC remains committed to ensuring that its adjudicative determinations are made on a case-by-case basis after consideration of all evidence of record in the given matter.

“This information is to provide clarity to all Pennsylvanians regarding their civil right to equality of educational opportunities regardless of their sex,” Executive Director Chad D. Lassiter said.

The entire document, including public comments and responses, is available on the PHRC website.

Find more information on the PHRC here.

Final Comment Response Document Sex Discrimination Guidance APPROVED

Approved Sex Discrimination Guidance PHRA

Approved Sex Discrimination Guidance PFEOA

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