Workplace Discrimination: Do you know what’s going on?Joel H. Schwartz, P.C.
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Workplace Discrimination: Do you know what’s going on?

If you have never been a victim of workplace discrimination, it may be difficult to understand just how big of a problem this remains throughout the country.

Every day, employees are discriminated against because of a disability, race, religion, or sex among other protected classifications.

There are both federal and state laws in place to protect workers against discrimination. These include:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Fair Employment Practices Act
  • The Massachusetts Civil Rights Act

Remember this: if you feel you are being discriminated against, you are not alone. There are many others in the same position. There are also many others who have escaped this type of discrimination.

If you require assistance, don’t hesitate to contact our law firm and/or the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

For a better idea of how big of a problem this remains, review the EEOC’s newsroom webpage. It includes a variety of news releases regarding workplace discrimination cases and settlements.

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