Human Rights and Equity Programs

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8AM-4:30PM. To file a complaint, call (703) 324-2953 to be scheduled for an intake appointment via telephone or videoconference.
703-324-2953 TTY 711
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 318
Fairfax, VA 22035
Michael L. Simms
Acting Director


Section 11-1-9. Unlawful practices--Retaliation.

It shall be unlawful for any person:

(1) To direct or indirectly cause or coerce, or attempt to cause or coerce, any person to do any act declared to be an unlawful act under this Chapter;

(2) To directly or indirectly engage in economic reprisal, to do, threaten to do, or attempt to do harm to any person or property or to otherwise retaliate against any person because such person has opposed any practice based on a good faith belief that it is unlawful under this Chapter, or has complied with the terms of this Chapter, or has had a complaint filed in his or her behalf, or has filed a complaint or has testified, assisted or participated in any manner in any investigation, proceeding or hearing under this Chapter or exercised or attempted to exercise any right conferred herein.

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