The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) protects workers in Arizona and throughout the United States from being harmed and victimized by workplace discrimination. If, for example, you did not receive employment because of your race or ethnicity, you could file an action through the EEOC to assert your rights in court. Alternatively, perhaps you’re … Continue reading The 7 federal laws that prohibit workplace discrimination
Phoenix Arizona Discrimination Law Blog
If you’ve never heard the term “casual racism,” you’re not alone. Most people are only on the lookout for more overt forms of racism, such as using particular words or phrases or creating policies that very conspicuously privilege one person or population over another. But so-called “casual” racism is much more nuanced, and it can … Continue reading Identifying casual racism in the workplace
Sexism in the workplace isn’t always as obvious as we think. Sometimes a discriminatory practice can present itself as the result of a well-intended policy or mandate by your employer. Take this recent Colorado case as an example. In 2009, former Colorado Springs, Colorado police Chief Richard Myers ordered all officers to undergo fitness tests, … Continue reading When can a well-intended policy turn out to be illegal?