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Workplace discrimination can make individuals dread their jobs

| Feb 13, 2018 | Workplace Discrimination

Many people have friends and co-workers with whom they enjoy carrying out their workdays. Of course, there may also be other individuals around the office or other place of employment that can make going to work an undesirable task. Unfortunately, many people who face workplace discrimination may not only feel a sense of dread when going to work, but they may also face the chance of losing their jobs for complaining.

California residents may be interested in such a situation that recently took place in another state. Reports indicated that an African-American man had worked for a hospital, and he alleges that he faced unfair treatment due to his race. The man reportedly endured racial slurs from co-workers and reprimands for actions that other workers were allowed to carry out.

The man filed a complaint regarding the unfair treatment, and after this step, he was fired from his job. He believes that his termination was an act of retaliation related to his claim of discrimination. As a result, he has filed a lawsuit against the hospital. The hospital denied the allegations of racial discrimination and did not offer further comment on the pending litigation.

When individuals are mistreated due to their race, the damage such actions can do may prove irreversible. However, if California workers have had to contend with workplace discrimination, they may have reason to look into their legal options. Filing legal claims against the responsible parties may allow them to seek restitution and justice for the wrongdoing that they faced.

Source: news-leader.com, “Ex-Mercy worker claims racial discrimination led to firing in lawsuit“, Brooke Crum, Feb. 4, 2018