Best Race Discrimination Lawyers California
If you’ve ever faced discrimination because of your race, color, or ethnicity, you know how stressful and humiliating it can be. When race discrimination occurs in the workplace, the injury is compounded by the fact that you could also suffer economic harm.
You may be denied job opportunities due to racial profiling in hiring practices, your career options may be limited because your employer discriminates against your race in promotions, and you may earn less than your coworkers due to wage and raise discrimination. Discrimination based on race has the potential to lead to wrongful termination.
Examples of Workplace Racial Discrimination in California
It is also illegal to harass someone because of their race or color. Racial slurs, offensive or derogatory remarks about a person’s race or color, or the display of racially offensive symbols are all examples of harassment. Although the law does not prohibit simple teasing, offhand comments, or isolated minor incidents, harassment is illegal when it is so frequent or severe that it creates a hostile or offensive work environment or results in an adverse employment decision (such as the victim being fired or demoted). The harasser could be the victim’s supervisor, another supervisor, a coworker, or someone who is not an employee of the employer, such as a contractor.
Employers in California are prohibited from practicing racial discrimination in:
Although discriminating against an employee based on race is illegal, proving that an employer’s actions are racially motivated is not always easy. You can assist by providing specific dates, incidents of racially discriminatory comments, and other information and documentation to demonstrate evidence of discrimination.
Furthermore, our race discrimination lawyers can raise an inference of discrimination based on your membership in a protected class and being subjected to an adverse employment action while those of the majority race was not.
Are All Races Protected Against Discrimination?
Yes. The fact that racial discrimination laws were inspired by the mistreatment of specific groups does not imply that the laws only apply to these groups. In reality, any person of any race, color, ethnicity, or nationality can be the victim of discrimination and is legally protected. It is also important to remember that race discrimination can occur when one member of a race discriminates against another member of the same race.
If you suspect that you are being treated unfairly because of your race, don’t let friends or coworkers convince you that you are overreacting. Contact an experienced race discrimination attorney instead, such as. We will assist you in understanding what constitutes race discrimination and what does not.
The Impact of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination in the Workplace
Racial discrimination in the workplace can be emotionally and financially devastating. When you are denied a promotion or fired from your job, your long-term career prospects and income are harmed. Both state and federal laws expressly prohibit racial or ethnic discrimination, and you can seek restitution for lost wages and benefits, emotional distress, and other damages.
Why Hire A Lawyer From The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker
- We’ve won hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.
- Our alliance with PLBH gives us access to ample resources for even the most complicated cases.
- You don’t pay any legal fees unless we win your case.
Call The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker To Speak To A Discrimination Lawyer
If you would like more information about a potential racial discrimination lawsuit, please contact us at 866-536-5788. If your case has merit we will represent you with no legal fees due unless we win your case. You also can submit your case online through our case submission form.