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 […]
Clients frequently ask me the difference between race and national origin discrimination. This blog will specifically address what is becoming a common violation of law in the workplace, especially with regard to Arab Americans and people of Middle Eastern descent who commonly are referred to as “terrorist” or other pejorative names in the workplace. Title […]
Employment Discrimination: Who Is Liable? from Richard Celler There are a number of federal laws that prohibit various forms of employment discrimination. Many states, including Florida, have also passed anti-discrimination legislation. Learn more about it in this presentation.
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.
In the United States both state and federal laws prohibit employment discrimination. Though there are exceptions, the general rule is that employers with 15 or more employees are covered by the various federal anti-discrimination laws. Topics covered in this report include: The Role of the EEOC Federal Employment Discrimination Laws State Employment Discrimination Laws When […]
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 […]
Pregnancy Discrimination in Florida from Richard Celler Pregnancy discrimination is legally defined as treating a female applicant or employee unfavorably because she is pregnant, has recently given birth, or because she has a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. Learn more about Pregnancy Discrimination in Florida in this presentation.
If you believe you are the victim of national origin discrimination in the workplace you should consult with an experienced Florida employment attorney right away. You may have the basis for a lawsuit. If successful, you could be awarded both compensatory and punitive damages if the national origin discrimination was intentional. Topics covered in this […]
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 […]