“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:
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