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A Look At National Origin Discrimination

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The Kaufman Law FirmMay 5, 2017Workplace Discrimination

Sadly, employees who work in all sorts of fields continue to face discrimination on a regular basis. Sometimes, they are unlawfully discriminated against based on their age, gender or race. However, there are other forms of discrimination that may not always receive as much attention, such as national origin discrimination. In Los Angeles, and all throughout California, it is pivotal for employees who witness illegal discrimination or believe they have experienced discrimination firsthand to address the situation right away.

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, discriminating against an employee based on his or her national origin is against the law. In fact, discrimination is prohibited during all aspects of the employment process, including the hiring, firing and reassigning of employees. Employers are also not allowed to discriminate against protected employees because they have associations with or are married to a person from a certain national origin.

The United States Department of Labor states that national origin discrimination is outlawed by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Moreover, this form of discrimination is also barred as a result of the Immigration and Nationality Act. When an employer discriminates against staff based on their national origin, or for another illegal reason, they may face harsh consequences for what they have done.

Sometimes, filing a complaint is appropriate. However, some victims of discrimination may have to take further action. Regardless, employees should always watch out for any instances of discrimination and other illegal behavior in the workplace and never remain silent when such behavior occurs.

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