National Origin Discrimination Lawyer
What is National Origin Discrimination?
National origin discrimination occurs when an employer treats an employee (or applicant) unfavorably because they are from, or are perceived to be from, a particular country or part of the world. National origin discrimination extends to employers treating an employee unfavorably because his or her spouse is a person of a certain ethnic background.
National Origin Discrimination Requirements
EEOC - 15+ employees
CA FEHA - 5+ employees
Standard Time Limit
EEOC - 180 days to file a charge
CA FEHA - 1 to 3 years, depending on different circumstances.
Common Forms of National Origin Discrimination
Failure to hire
Failure to promote
Unequal Pay, training, fringe benefits
Unjust suspensions, lay-offs, terminations
What Should You Do If You Have Been Discriminated Against?
If you believe that you have been discriminated against based on your national origin, you should reach out to an experienced Discrimination 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.