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Have you filed a claim with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR)? These two agencies are responsible for enforcing some civil rights in the U.S. (EEOC) and the state of Florida (FCHR). If you believe that you have faced discrimination, you can file a claim for their […]

Employment Discrimination in Florida: Should I File a Complaint or a Lawsuit from Richard Celler Since the CRA was passed a number of other federal laws have also been passed that prohibit various types of employment discrimination. Learn more about Employment Discrimination in Florida in this presentation.  

National Origin Employment Discrimination in Florida from Richard Celler Both federal and state law prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace based on national origin. Learn more about National Origin Employment Discrimination in Florida in this presentation.  

  Before discussing who can be held liable for discrimination in the workplace it is necessary to briefly discuss the various laws that govern employment discrimination because they directly impact liability. At the federal level there are a number of laws that prohibit. Topics covered in this report include: Navigating federal and State laws Is […]

In the United States, discrimination in the workplace was once both accepted and legal. Those days, however, are long gone. Today, various state and federal laws protected individuals in all aspects of employment from a number of different types of discrimination. This includes national origin discrimination. If you suspect that you are the victim of […]

Despite numerous federal and state laws making it illegal to engage in various forms of discrimination in the workplace in the United States, employment discrimination continues to occur at an alarming rate. With the immigrants continuing to enter the workplace in the United States, one common question we are often asked by workers is “ […]

In the United States, various federal and state laws protect workers from illegal discrimination in the workplace. Many of those laws make it illegal to create a “hostile” work environment. As is often the case, however, with the law, the term “hostile work environment” is something that leaves room for interpretation. If you believe that […]

In the State of Florida, workers are protected by both federal and state laws against discrimination in the workplace. In some cases, individual acts constitute discrimination, such as not hiring a job applicant because of the applicant’s national origin, age, or disability. Discrimination, however, can also occur over a period of time, creating a “hostile […]

Although we have come a long way with respect to discrimination in the United States over the past several years we have yet to eradicate discrimination completely in America. Employment discrimination, for example, continues to occur far more often than most people realize. If you believe that you are being discriminated against in your workplace […]

In the non-legal context it may seem easy enough to define the word “religion.” Most people think of a “religion” as a well-established, organized faith with specific practices and definite places of worship. As the term is used in the Civil Rights Act, however, “religion” is broadly defined. Religion certainly includes traditional, organized religions such […]