Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits unfair treatment of employees
based on such factors as their race,
ethnicity, and national origin. The law applies to all
racial groups. This means that employers can’t treat an
individual differently because of such factors as skin
color, facial features, or hair texture.
company employs fifteen or more people, they must abide by
the rules laid out in Title VII. An employer may not:
Determine whether or not to hire someone based on their race
an employee due to their race or ethnicity
an employee or employees based on their race or ethnicity
or decrease an employee’s pay based on their race or
or promote an employee based on their race or ethnicity
an employee who reports racial discrimination
Discriminating against an employee because of a medical
condition (such as sickle cell anemia) inherent in their
race is also against the law. Only when a medical condition
would inhibit performance of the job duties can an employer
consider a person ineligible for a job.
If you believe that you
are a victim of racial discrimination in the workplace
and you believe that your
job rights have been violated you have the right to file a
charge of discrimination. This is a required step
before you are allowed to file a discrimination lawsuit.
to get help now.
You may deserve compensation.