What is Workplace Discrimination?
Employment discrimination happens when an employee or job applicant is treated unfairly based on different types of prejudices.
Different types of Employee Discrimination:
- Race Discrimination
- Gender Discrimination
- Sexual Orientation Discrimination
- Disability Discrimination
- Religious Discrimination
- Pregnancy Discrimination
- Age Discrimination
- Reverse Discrimination
This discrimination can be manifested via biases in hiring, promotions, job assignments, termination, compensation, as well as different types of harassment.
However, not every form of discrimination or unfair treatment is illegal. The law prohibits discrimination based on on certain protected classes. It’s important to talk to an experienced employee discrimination lawyer to talk about the specific situation you’ve experienced.