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Racial Discrimination in Employment

What Is Race Discrimination? If anyone is treated unfairly because of their real or perceived race, this is known as racial discrimination. Discrimination based on skin color is also a form of race discrimination. Even though race and color are similar terms, they are not interchangeable. Discrimination based on one’s complexion, pigmentation, or skin hue...

Gender Discrimination in Employment

Sex or gender inequality refers to how people are treated in the workplace based on whether they are female or male. You could have experienced sex or gender discrimination if you were denied jobs, dismissed, or otherwise harmed in your job because of your sex or gender. The words “gender” and “sex” are interchangeably used...

LGBT Employment Discrimination Laws

Currently, more and more countries are accepting diversity in sexual orientation. However, there are some employers who will fire you for having a specific orientation. Even placing a photo of your partner can attract discrimination. The law prohibits discrimination based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Specifically, Title VII, enforced by the U.S...

Employment Race Discrimination

Discrimination because of race or national origin can be devastating to its victims. It is against Employment and Labor Laws to treat a worker differently or deny them equal opportunities because of their race or color. That is why discrimination attorneys at Ricotta & Marks, P.C. are committed to helping you protect your right in...

Can Your Employer Require You to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccination?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released guidance regarding mandating COVID-19 vaccinations under federal equal employment laws.  This guidance helps to provide some information about your rights, your employer, and the vaccination. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), your employer is permitted to require that an employee not pose a direct threat to the...

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