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Category: Discrimination

Common Types of National Origin Discrimination in the Workplace
Posted in Discrimination on March 2, 2024

National origin discrimination remains a prevalent issue in the workplace, posing significant challenges to diversity, inclusion, and equality. Discrimination based on an individual’s country of origin, nationality, ethnicity, or accent can manifest in the following common forms, creating barriers to equal opportunities and fair treatment in employment. Recruitment and Hiring Practices National origin discrimination can…

Retaliation for Taking a Leave of Absence
Posted in Discrimination,Retaliation on February 14, 2024

Taking a leave of absence is a protected right for employees in California. Workers are allowed time off for various reasons, such as medical issues, family responsibilities, or military service. However, concerns about potential retaliation for taking a leave can deter employees from exercising this right. Leave of Absence Protections in California California recognizes various…

What Is Race Discrimination in the Workplace?
Posted in Discrimination on February 7, 2024

Race discrimination in employment refers to unfair and prejudicial treatment of individuals in the workplace based on their race, ethnicity, or perceived racial characteristics. While laws are in place to prohibit such discriminatory practices, instances continue to occur, necessitating a deeper understanding of the issue and a collective effort to eradicate it. Forms of Race…

What is National Origin Discrimination in the Workplace?
Posted in Discrimination on January 26, 2024

National origin discrimination in the workplace involves unfair treatment or unfavorable employment practices based on an individual’s country of origin, ancestry, ethnicity, or association with a particular national group. This form of discrimination violates federal laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of…

How Long Do I Have to File a Racial Discrimination Claim?
Posted in Discrimination,Employment Litigation on October 20, 2023

One of the most important aspects of filing a racial discrimination claim is being aware of the statute of limitations. This law sets a specific time frame within which a claim must be filed, and it depends on which agency you choose to file a formal complaint with. Deadline to File with California’s Civil Rights…

What is the EEOC?
Posted in Discrimination on August 15, 2023

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a crucial federal agency in the United States that plays a pivotal role in safeguarding workplace rights and promoting equal opportunity for all employees. Established in 1965 as a result of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the EEOC has been instrumental in combating discrimination, ensuring fair treatment,…

How to Identify Racial Discrimination in the Workplace
Posted in Discrimination,Employment Litigation on July 28, 2023

The workplace should be a haven of equal opportunities and fair treatment for all employees, regardless of race or ethnicity. Unfortunately, racial discrimination still persists in some organizations, undermining diversity, inclusion, and the overall productivity and well-being of the workforce. Recognizing and addressing racial discrimination is crucial for fostering a positive and harmonious work environment….

How to File a Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
Posted in Discrimination on June 14, 2023

If you have experienced racial discrimination at your workplace in California, you have legal rights to protect yourself. Filing a workplace racial discrimination lawsuit is a significant step toward seeking justice and ensuring a fair and inclusive work environment. Here are the steps you can take. Step 1: Gather Evidence The success of a racial…

I Believe That I Was Discriminated Against at Work in Los Angeles. Can I Sue My Employer for Discrimination?
Posted in Discrimination,Firm News on May 21, 2021

If you believe that you were discriminated against at work, you may wonder, “Can I sue my employer for discrimination?” The answer to the simple question can be somewhat complicated and fact-specific. That’s why it is important to speak with a workplace discrimination lawyer in Los Angeles about your unique situation. Yadegar, Minoofar & Soleymani LLP can…

Can My Employer Discriminate Against Me Because of My Religious Obligations?
Posted in Discrimination,Firm News on November 20, 2019

Under state and federal law, potential employers or current employers have no right to discriminate against you because of your religion or your religious obligations.  For example, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits an employer from refusing to hire someone in order to avoid accommodating a religious practice that could be accommodated without undue…