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Protect Your Rights Nebraska Government Agencies

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1. Discrimination/Harassment
2. Safety & Health
3. Unemployment Insurance
4. Wage & Hour/Labor Standards violations
5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Nebraska, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Nebraska

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission (NEOC)
Lincoln - Main Office
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 94934
Lincoln, NE 68509-4934

Phone: (402) 471-2024
Toll Free: (800) 642-6112
Fax: (402) 471-405

Omaha
Downtown Education Center/
State Office Building
1313 Farnam Street, 3rd Floor
Omaha, NE 68102-1836
Phone: (402) 595-2028
Toll Free: (800) 382-7820

Scottsbluff
(Spanish speaker available)
Panhandle State Office Complex
4500 Avenue "I"
P.O. Box 1500
Scottsbluff, NE 69363-1500
Phone: (308) 632-1340
Fax: (308) 632-1341

Web Address: http://www.neoc.ne.gov/

Agency Description/Mission: The Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission is a neutral administrative agency created by statute in 1965 to enforce the public policy of the state against discrimination. The principal function of the NEOC is to receive, investigate and pass upon charges of unlawful discrimination occurring anywhere within the State of Nebraska in the areas of Employment, Housing, and Public Accommodations.

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Denver District Office
303 E. 17th Avenue
Suite 510
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 866-1300
TTY: (303) 866-1950

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Omaha Area Office
Lake Regency Office Building
444 Regency Parkway Drive, Suite 303
Omaha, Nebraska 68114
(402) 553-0171
(402) 551-1288 FAX
Toll Free (Nebraska Residents Only): 1-800-642-8963
Voice Mail: (402) 553-0174

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

Nebraska Department of Labor

Unemployment Insurance Program
Lincoln Claims Center
P. O. Box 95200
Lincoln, NE 68501-5200
Phone (General Information): (402) 458-2500, Option 5
Fax: (402) 458-2595

Omaha Claims Center
P. O. Box 642330
Omaha, NE 68164-8330
Phone (General Information): (402) 829-2800, Option 5
Fax: (402) 829-2895

Web Address: https://uibenefits.nwd.ne.gov/BPSWeb/jsp/BPSClaimantWelcome.jsp

Agency Description/Mission: The Unemployment Insurance Program is intended to provide economic protection for qualified workers through those periods when they are between jobs, and provide employers assistance in retaining a skilled locally available workforce during periods of economic slowdown. The benefits paid to insured workers equals dollars paid back into Nebraska communities, thus the Unemployment Insurance Program serves as an economic foundation for workers and communities alike.

Frequently Asked Questions

Unemployment Insurance Benefit Application by Telephone

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Nebraska Department of Labor
500 South 16th Street P.O. Box 94600
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2239

Division of Safety and Labor Standards
State Office Building
5404 Cedar St., 3rd Floor
Omaha, NE 68106-2365
Phone: (402) 595-3095

301 Centennial Mall South, LL
P.O. Box 95024
Lincoln, NE 68509-5024
Phone: (402) 471-2239

Web Address: http://www.dol.nebraska.gov/

Laws and Regulations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

ESA Wage & Hour Division
Omaha Area Office
111 South 18th Plaza, Suite 2238
Omaha, NE 68102-1615
Phone: (402) 221-4682
Fax: (402) 221-3719

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court
Capitol Building
P. O. Box 98908
Lincoln, NE 68509-8908
Phone: (402) 471-6468
Toll-Free: (800) 599-5155
Fax: (402) 471-2700 (525 Bldg., Lincoln)
       (402) 471-8231 (State Capitol Bldg., Lincoln)
       (402) 595-1299 (Hall of Justice, Omaha)

Web Address: http://www.wcc.ne.gov/

Agency Description/Mission: The mission of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court is to administer and enforce all provisions of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act, except those provisions that are committed to the courts of appellate jurisdiction.

Employee Frequently Asked Questions

Forms