Louisiana Commission on Human Rights


Area of Law: 


Louisiana Commission on Human Rights

The Louisiana Commission on Human Rights (LCHR) operates under the auspices of LSA 51:2231 et seq., amended and 23:301 et seq., as amended. LCHR handles complaints of employment discrimination based on race, color, religion , sex, disability, age, sickle cell trait, pregnancy, child birth and related medical conditions. Your employer must have a minimum of 20 employees to file a complaint under race, color, sex, national origin, religion and disability in employment discrimination. To file under the basis of age your employer must have 20 employees and you must be age 40 or over, sickle cell trait requires at least 20 employees and pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions requires more than 25 employees. The last alleged act involving discrimination must have occurred within the past 180 days. LCHR also provides protection against discrimination in public accommodations and banking and lending.




Staff                                           Email 

Loyce Pierce - Wright   Executive Director                     lpwright@bellsouth.net
Leah  Raby  - Executive Assistant /Investigator               lrraby@bellsouth.net
Christa  Davis  - Administrative Assistant /Intake officer  cdaviss@bellsouth.net

Department Mailing Address:
Governor's Office 
P.O. Box 94004
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-94004     

Department Physical Address:
1001 N. 23rd St., Suite 262
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

Department Contacts:

Phone: (225) 342-6969 / TDD 1-888-248-0859
Fax:     (225) 342-2063


How The Commission Works


How To File A Complaint


Download An Intake Questionnaire