In the United States it is against the law,
employer, or agent of the employer, to discriminate against any employee or
potential employee based on factors such as age, race, pregnancy, religion,
and disability. Some States have even adopted employment discrimination
legislation to protect employees from discrimination based on sexual
According to federal law, no employer can base his or her
decision to hire or fire, promote, transfer, retirement,
etc. based on the aforementioned factors.
discrimination of these sorts is a terrible practice, it
still sometimes rears its ugly head. Fortunately, federal
laws, such as the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the
Equal Pay Act, and the Civil Rights Act of 1991 protect
employees from unlawful treatment and termination
federal agency is responsible for enforcing the federal laws
that make employment discrimination illegal, as well as
maintaining all of the regulations, practices, and policies
involving employment discrimination.
addition to this federal protection, many States have their
own laws designed to protect employees from various forms of
discrimination. For example, New York has the Human Rights
Law, which covers all employers with more than four
employees, and California has FEHA (the Fair Employment and
Housing Act). FEHA covers employers with five or more
employees. Both of these State laws are more favorable to
the employee than the federal law, as the federal law only
takes into consideration employers with fifteen or more
you believe that you are a victim of discrimination in the workplace and you
believe that your job rights have been violated you have the right to file a
charge of discrimination.
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You may deserve compensation.