“National origin” broadly refers to the country where someone was born, but it can also refer to a person’s ancestry, cultural background, or physical or linguistic characteristics. National origin discrimination occurs when an employer puts an employee or group of employees at a disadvantage because of their nationality or perceived nationality.
Common situations that constitute national origin discrimination include:
As with someone’s race, a person’s birthplace, ancestry or national origin cannot be used as the basis for unequal treatment in the workplace. I have more than 20 years of experience assisting individuals in disputes with their employers over national origin discrimination. My firm is fully equipped to help you take your claim before the appropriate labor boards as well as the state and federal court, if necessary.
I represent people in Westlake Village, Ventura and throughout the greater Los Angeles area with concerns about employment discrimination.
Filing an employment claim can seem daunting at first, but with an experienced lawyer, you can stand up for your rights. I offer the diligent and experienced representation needed to hold employers accountable for these actions. If you were the victim of national origin discrimination, you could be entitled to legal remedies such as:
Your job is more than just a source of income. It is a major part of your lifestyle. If you have been the victim of wrongful termination, wrongful demotion or any kind of discriminatory business practices, it is time to take action and contact a Ventura employment law attorney that can help. Attorney Matthew A. Kaufman and the team at The Kaufman Law Firm bring experience and a vast arsenal of legal resources to help clients recover the money they deserve.
To learn more, contact our Westlake Village or Los Angeles law office today and schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case.