Governor Brown appointed Kevin Kish as the new Director and Joan Keegan as the new Chief Deputy Director for the Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Click here to view their Biographies .
The DFEH is the state agency charged with enforcing California’s civil rights laws. The mission of the DFEH is to protect the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations and from hate violence.
August 11, 2015 - Department of Fair Employment and Housing Sues Los Angeles Financing Company For Sex Discrimination In Subprime Automobile Loans To Women.
August 7, 2015 - Federal Court
upholds most of Panel's Report in DFEH Settlement with Law School Admissions Council.
July 10, 2015 - Supreme Court upholds a key tool fighting discrimination in the housing market from the Washington Post
June 3, 2015 - Director Kevin Kish named one of California's top Labor and Employment Lawyers by the Daily Journal
March 19, 2015 - DFEH Settles Farmworkers Sexual Discrimination Case
May 20, 2014 - DFEH's Historic Settlement with the Law School Admission Council
A multimillion-dollar settlement levels the playing field for individuals with disabilities in law school admissions and provides for compensation to victims of discrimination and changes in LSAC’s policies or practices. See more .