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National Origin Harassment Lawyer

What is National Origin Harassment?

National Origin Harassment occurs when a person is harassed because of their national origin, actual or perceived

Common Forms of National Origin Discrimination

  • Racial slurs

  • Offensive or derogatory remarks about a person's national origin, accent, or ethnicity

  • Displaying racially-offensive symbols

Level of Conduct Necessary To Be Illegal

​​The law does not prohibit teasing, offhand comments, or isolated incidents that are not very serious.  National origin harassment is illegal when it becomes so frequent or severe that it creates a hostile work environment or when it results in an adverse employment action, such as a termination.

What Should You Do If You Have Been a Victim of National Origin Harassment?

If you believe that you are a victim of harassment, you should reach out to an experienced national origin Harassment Employment Law Attorney to discuss your unique situation.  As you can tell, every situation is different and no one-sized-fit-all approach will work for every employee.