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Office of Civil Rights

Commitment to Equality

King County Office of Civil Rights
Kelli Williams, Director
Chinook Building
401 Fifth Avenue
Suite 215
Seattle, WA 98104

TTY Relay: 711
206-296-4329 Fax

Hours: Weekdays
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

People with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations from OCR.

Let OCR know if you need a foreign language interpreter.

Fair Employment Resources

OCR Fair Employment Services
Fair Employment Enforcement Agencies
Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Procedures
Disability Accommodation in Employment
Employee AIDS Protocol
Your Rights and Responsibilities as an Employee in Washington State (external link, pg 7)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) (all external links)


Laws Enforced by the EEOC
EEOC Regulations
EEOC Policy Guidance

Discrimination by Type
     Age Discrimination
     Disability Discrimination
     Equal Pay/Compensation Discrimination
     Genetic Information Discrimination
     National Origin Discrimination
     Pregnancy Discrimination
     Race/Color Discrimination
     Religious Discrimination
     Sex-Based Discrimination
     Sexual Harassment

Disability and Workplace Access Issues (all external links)

Workplace Flexibility Toolkit
Northwest Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center
ADA Employment Course (free self-paced course on ADA employment requirements)
Ten Employment Myths: Information about the ADA (17-minute video for employers)
Ten Small Business Mistakes (13-minute video for employers)
Disability: Dispelling the Myths–How People With Disabilities Can Meet Employer Needs
Tools to Educate Young Workers About Discrimination

Job Accommodation Network:
     Comprehensive List of JAN Publications
     For Employers
     For Individuals
     For Others
     Publications and Resources
     Searchable Online Accommodation Resource


Quick links

OCR Map & Directions
File a Discrimination Complaint
Disability Access for the Public
en Espanol
OCR KidsWeb

To make a public disclosure request, send your inquiry to John Macdonald at

People with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations from OCR, such as written materials in alternate formats, sign language interpreters, etc.


10 Employment Myths

Related links

King County Ombudsman
Equity and Social Justice
Civil Rights Commission
ACLU-WA Criminal Records Project