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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 “ […]

At one time in United States history it was not only common, but was also legal, to discriminate in the workplace on the basis of race, color and/or national origin. Thankfully, federal law has made race/color/national origin discrimination illegal now for several decades; however, there are still employers that do engage in racial discrimination in […]

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 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 […]