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3 Types of Discrimination That Could Constitute a Lawsuit June 13, 2016

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3 Types of Discrimination That Could Constitute a Lawsuit, Lexington-Fayette Central, Kentucky

Everyone has the right to work in a non-hostile environment regardless of their age, disability status, race, sex, or religion. Filing a discrimination suit may be complicated, but Dove Edward Attorney in Lexington, KY, is there to help you if you feel you were discriminated against in the workplace.

Here are three types of discrimination that could constitute a lawsuit:

  • Race: Racial discrimination occurs when a company treats applicants or employees unfavorably because of personal characteristics associated with their race, including skin color, hair texture, or particular facial features. Racial discrimination also occurs when employers or coworkers treat employees who are married to someone of a certain race or color differently. It is important to remember that racial discrimination can occur between people of the same race.
  • discriminationSex: Sex discrimination involves treating applicants or employees unfavorably because of their sexual orientation. Employers cannot discriminate based on sex when hiring, firing, assigning jobs, promoting, laying off employees, training, or delegating pay and benefits.
  • Religion: If an organization treats an employee differently because of their religious affiliation, they are committing religious discrimination. The law protects everyone's religious beliefs, regardless of whether they belong to a traditional organized religion or not. 

If you feel you have been discriminated against in the workplace because of your race, sex, or religion, you have options. Dove Edward Attorney in Lexington, KY, provides compassionate legal representation to clients struggling with civil rights, employment, and education issues. Whether you have been the victim of wrongful termination or received an eviction notice, these professionals will help. Visit their website to learn more about their experience in discrimination law, or call them at (859) 252-0020 to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your situation.

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