You may have a good job, but appreciating it is difficult when you’re being treated differently or adversely by your co-workers or supervisor because of your race.
Racial discrimination continues to be a serious problem in the workplace, despite efforts to promote racial sensitivity and diversity.
If you work in Colorado and feel you are being treated unfairly because of your race, you need to talk to a Denver employment lawyer who specializes in dealing with racial discrimination cases.
Employers are prohibited from discriminating against an employee based on age, race, sex, religion, nationality, pregnancy or disability, and such criteria are prohibited from being used in consideration for termination, wages, promotions or job assignments.
Racial discrimination in the workplace occurs when an employee is treated differently because of his or her race, color or ethnicity. Some examples of racial discrimination are as follows:
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects persons from race-based discrimination in employment. It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against a person because of his or her race in hiring, firing, promotion, raises and other job opportunities.
All private employers, state and local governments, and educational institutions that employ more than 15 staff are covered under Title VII, as are private and public employment agencies, joint labor management committees controlling apprenticeship, training and labor organizations.