Fort Lauderdale Race Discrimination Attorneys Stand Up for Fairness in the Workplace
What is race and national origin discrimination?
Race and national origin discrimination involves treating someone unfavorably because of their race or ethnicity. It is illegal to discriminate against an individual because of birthplace, ancestry, culture or linguistic characteristics common to a specific ethnic group.
For example, a rule requiring that employees speak only English on-the-job may violate Title VII unless an employer shows that the requirement is necessary for conducting business.
Victims of race and national origin discrimination should be aware of federal laws in place aggressively to protect employees and fight racial and ethnic discrimination. There are real options for fighting back against discrimination in the workplace. If you fear retaliation, you may take comfort that laws also protect whistleblower employees from hostile work environments.
What activities are covered by laws prohibiting discrimination?
It is illegal to discriminate in any area of employment, including the following:
Which kinds of employers are prohibited from discriminating due to race or origin?
The provisions of Title VII only apply to government employers and employers who employ 15 or more employees. Therefore, if you work for a smaller employer, you may not be entitled to the protections provided by Title VII.
There are additional laws in place to protect victims of other types of workplace discrimination, such as gender discrimination or pregnancy discrimination.
What should I do?
If you believe you have been discriminated against based on your race or national origin, call a Fort Lauderdale employment attorney at our firm. We can explain the law thoroughly to help you understand your rights so you know how to protect them. We take the time to listen and achieve a solution right for you. You should not have to endure a hostile work environment. Our attorneys can protect your rights.
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The Law Offices of Andrew Alitowski, P.A. is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our office is near the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, and parking is free. We provide legal services on a contingency-fee basis, which means you don’t pay if we don’t win your case. Call 888.Ask.Andrew (888.275.2637) or contact us online today to talk to an experienced whistleblower lawsuit attorney.