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Ancestry & Origin Discrimination.

Ancestry, Ethnicity, and National Origin Discrimination Lawyers

Whatever the ancestry, ethnicity or nationality an employee has, EEOC prohibits any discrimination against ancestry, ethnicity, and national origin. If any organization treats an employee differently as compared to other employees due to his/her nationality, the company can suffer due to this type of discrimination. If any company is treating an employee because of his/her different culture and living style, it is illegal. If any employee is going through such discrimination, he/she should consult an attorney who can assist him/her and tell more about an individual’s civil rights. If you want an attorney who can assist you and resolve your problem our law firm can help you in finding the right solution for this problem. Contact us now for consulting your case with us.

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Federal law

The company consists of 15 or more employees, according to the Federal civil law of 1964, “Title VII” have to follow all the laws and regulations based on ancestry, ethnicity, and national origin discrimination. According to this an organization can’t treat an employee an organization due to his culture and nationality.

State law

According to PHRC, an organization can’t discriminate an employee due to his/her ancestry, ethnicity and nationality. PHRC provides the additional security to the employee but that employee’s company must have at least 4 employees.

Protections

A federal of a country, whether it is EEOC or PHRC or any other country federal organization, it is strictly prohibited to discriminate an employee on the basis of ancestry or nationality. An employee gets protections in terms of:

  • Hiring
  • Firing
  • Company Benefits
  • Promotion
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Training

If an employee is in a company of another employee who has another ancestry, ethnicity and nationality origin, also that employee should not be treated differently. If is happening in any organization, the employee can sue that company employer.

Retaliation Protection

If an employee complaint of ancestry, ethnicity or national origin discrimination, some organizations treat that employee different and harass them by various procedures, which should be prohibited and it is against the law. Various actions that a company takes against the employee include:

  • Terminate him/her for complaining.
  • Demote him/her from his position.
  • The Unnecessary action is taken against him/her.
  • Make difficult working environment for him/her.
  • Cut salary for unnecessary reasons and no warning letter is issued.

Internal reporting procedures

Each company has its own handbook in which all the rules are mentioned, if those rules are broken then the employee of that organization can file a complaint against that. In that handbook, a proper procedure is mentioned for filing a complaint, if you want to complain about discrimination you have to follow that procedure. If any employee or employer resist you to file your complaint or no action has been taken after filing your complaint you must hire an attorney. An attorney will follow a legal court procedure and the court will investigate the whole matter.

Filing a charge of discrimination

After filing your complaint to the company internal members, you are not getting any results & you want to go for a governmental legal procedure then firstly, you should file your complaint with PHRC or EEOC. They will investigate your case, if you don’t get any result after 6 months, you can file your case in the court. It is a very time-consuming process, but an experienced lawyer can help you in getting a solution for this as soon as possible. If you want to hire an attorney for you contact us. We have experienced lawyer who is dealing with these cases for many years. The complaint must be filed within 180 days of the discrimination.

Filing a lawsuit

Federal organizations are there in each country and state for listening to the discrimination problems. Firstly, you should file your complaint with PHRC or EEOC. They will investigate your case, if you don’t get any result after 6 months, you can file your case in the court. It is a very time-consuming process, but an experienced lawyer can help you in getting a solution for this as soon as possible. If you want to hire an attorney for you contact us. We have experienced lawyer who is dealing with these cases for many years.

Why hire an attorney?

An attorney will check whether you are eligible according to EEOC or PHRC or not for ancestry discrimination, by checking about the company profile and investigate where you were discriminated by the company. After checking all he will proceed for a legal approach. An attorney knows about all legal rights and procedures which will help you get your right along with a suitable claim.

When you have an attorney, the employer will consider your case carefully. It is possible that you don’t have a need to take the headache of court visits. It is possible due to an attorney the employer solves yours complain on their behalf. When you have an attorney he/she will be able to help you regard getting the proper claim from the employer and deserving position and salary.

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