Are You a Victim of Color Discrimination in the Workplace? Here is What You Need to Know.

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Are You a Victim of Color Discrimination in the Workplace? Here is What You Need to Know.

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In the year 2020, many of us believe that we are past the age of discrimination based on color. Unfortunately, this is far from true, and all too often, we find ourselves seeing clients who are the victims of just that. If you believe that you are the victim of color-based discrimination in the workplace, fortunately, you are now in the right place. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Atlanta employment rights attorney to learn more about how we can help you through every step of the process ahead. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What is color discrimination?

The first thing you must understand about color discrimination in a legal context is how it is defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Essentially, “color,” in this context, refers to the pigmentation, complexion, or skin shade of a person. If you were discriminated against on the basis of prejudice against the color of your skin, there is a very good chance that you may have valid grounds for an EEOC claim against your employer.

Am I protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Fortunately, under most circumstances, you are, in fact, protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Act specifically states that all employees across the United States are protected from discrimination in the workplace that is rooted in the color of their skin. Therefore, you are protected, by law, against any of the following behaviors in the workplace:

  • Discrimination during the hiring, recruiting, and advancement processes
  • Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Segregation and otherwise race or color-based classification of employees
  • Pre-employment inquiries and requirements regarding the color of your skin

There is nothing worse than being unfairly discriminated against based on something you cannot control, which is why our firm has dedicated our practice to helping those who have been wrongly discriminated against in the workplace for over 30 years. If you believe you have a claim, the most important thing you can do is pick up the phone and give our knowledgeable Georgia employment rights attorney a call today so our firm can help make this right. We have assisted countless individuals through the years, and we know we have what it takes to do the same for you, too.

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If you need help with an employment law matter in the state of Georgia, you can count on Ben Barrett Law to effectively represent your interests. With over 30 years of experience, Attorney Barrett has the skill and experience necessary to help you navigate the complexities of any employment law matter you may be facing. To discuss your case with a legal team you can trust, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Barrett Law today.

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