Queens, New York Race Discrimination Lawyers
The Color of Your Skin or Your Nationality Shouldn’t Affect Your Livelihood
In a country made up of immigrants, it is unfortunately still common for people to be discriminated against because of their race. Every day, people are judged, disciplined and not hired because whoever is in a supervisory position has a bias against their color or country of origin.
It is illegal for employers to ask about your race during an interview, although they can collect the information during the application process for affirmative action purposes. It is also illegal to not hire you or promote you based solely on your race. Every employer who allegedly discriminates against his or her employees or applicants will tell you that it had nothing to do with your race. Sometimes this is true, sometimes it is not.
If you believe that you have been passed over for employment or promotion because of the color of your skin, we want to hear your story. We have the knowledge to pick out the important details of what you tell us to indicate how you have been discriminated against and what you can do about it. Your story is the best defense you have in your fight for your rights because it is the foundation of your case.
Call 800-240-9269 or contact us online to speak with our race and nationality discrimination attorneys about your circumstances.
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Many people believe that if they have the same skin color as another person, he or she will not act with bias against them. But national origin discrimination happens all the time. A woman from Russia may discriminate against a woman from Poland. A man from Mexico may harass a man from Ecuador. Tensions between nations don’t stop at their borders. They are carried throughout the world into many different situations, even your workplace.
It is illegal to discriminate against or harass someone in the workplace because they are from a different country than you. If you are treated differently than people of the same skin color by someone of a different nationality, you are suffering discrimination and you have the right to stop it.
We will help you file a case with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for racial or national origin discrimination and work with you to see it through to the end, whether that is a settlement or going to court.
Read more about race discrimination on our FAQ page.