There is an unfortunate reality that discrimination can happen anywhere, no matter the job or position. There are different laws that are put in place to help protect employees from discriminatory actions from a coworker, boss, or others within their company.
If you believe you have been discriminated against at work, whether for your race, age, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, etc., then you may be able to file a claim. This claim can help provide compensation and remedies for the discrimination you endured.
How You May Experience Discrimination
Workplace discrimination can occur in many different ways. Some may be obvious, such as calling someone a derogatory term, while some may be more subtle, like unknowingly earning less than someone with less qualifications. Here are some examples of how workplace discrimination an occur:
- Being fired though you have a stellar work record and reviews to then be replaced by someone younger.
- Getting denied proper accommodations for a disabling condition.
- Passive comments made about your sex or sexual orientation.
- Unwanted statements made about your race.
These are just a few ways someone can experience workplace discrimination. If you have been a victim of discrimination at work, the first step to filing a claim is to notify your employer of the incident(s). Keep copies of any records of the incidents as well as conversations with your employer about the discrimination. If you employer does not properly resolve the discrimination issue, you may be able to file a claim.
Get Help With Your Discrimination Claim
Filing a claim for workplace discrimination can be a difficult task. Without proper evidence, you may not have a successful claim. For help with your claim, complete the Free Case Evaluation on this page today. By doing so, you'll be connected with an employment law attorney that takes cases in your area.
For more information about discrimination by job type, see below:
- Bank Teller
- Construction Worker
- Delivery Driver
- Domestic Worker
- Fast Food Worker
- Grocery Store Employee
- Power Plant Worker
- Retail Worker
- Small Business Employee
- Steel Worker
- Truck Driver
- Warehouse Employee