The last thing anybody should ever have to put up with at their workplace is discrimination based on their race. Unfortunately, racial discrimination is still prevalent in the workplace. At Rise Law Firm, we are here to help if you or somebody you love has faced this type of discrimination at work. Our Los Angeles racial discrimination attorneys will investigate your case and work to secure any compensation you are entitled to.
A racial discrimination case requires assistance from a compassionate and experienced team. At Rise Law Firm, you can count on us to stand by your side.
While race discrimination at work may seem obvious, it is often difficult to prove in the court of law. Victims of racial discrimination at work often do not have the resources or legal experience necessary to prove their case. A Los Angeles race discrimination attorney will work with the court system to obtain all documents necessary to prove this discrimination occurred. They will also speak to every party involved, including coworkers, to get the full story. An attorney will handle all negotiations between you and the employer to recover the compensation you are entitled to.
Both state and federal laws offer significant protections for those facing discrimination based on race in the workplace. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) specifically states that race discrimination “involves treating someone (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because he/she is of a certain race or because of personal characteristics associated with race (such as hair texture, skin color, or certain facial features).”
This type of behavior is illegal, and it is also illegal for a person to be treated unfavorably at work because of their association with or marriage to a person of a certain race.
In the workplace, state and federal law prohibit discrimination based on race in all aspects of employment. This includes decisions about:
It is illegal for an employer to retaliate against any worker who makes a complaint about discriminatory behavior to their supervisors or to governmental labor agencies.
If you or somebody you love has been discriminated against in the workplace based on race, contact an attorney as soon as possible. At Rise Law Firm, we are ready to get to work investigating every aspect of your claim in order to secure the compensation you are entitled to. For a race discrimination case, this could include:
When you need a Los Angeles racial discrimination attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 310-728-6588.