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Maryland Race Discrimination Attorneys
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At the Law Office of Andrew M. Dansicker, LLC, our employment law attorneys have seen how discrimination in the workplace adversely affects victims.
Employees who are discriminated against face unthinkable mistreatment and challenges that others never have to overcome.
Our team has fought for workers who have endured all forms of racial discrimination. Whether you are being paid less because of your race or you are attacked with racial slurs in the workplace, you deserve to have an aggressive advocate on your side who can help you pursue and restore justice.
Our race discrimination attorneys in Maryland stand up for victims and give them a voice.
If you have suffered discrimination at work based on your race, call (410) 213-3392 to learn how we can help.
State & Federal Laws Protecting against Race Discrimination
Race discrimination is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Maryland has also passed its own legislation prohibiting race discrimination at the state level.
Under both state and federal law, employers cannot refuse to hire an employee, fire someone, or limit pay, promotions, and other opportunities based on race.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to:
- All employers with 15 or more employees
- Federal government agencies
- State government agencies
- Educational institutions
- Employment agencies
- Labor organizations
The Civil Rights Act of 1991 applies to all employers, regardless of the number of employees. Additionally, race discrimination is illegal under Maryland state law and complaints are investigated by the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights.
Examples of Racial Discrimination in the Workplace
Racial discrimination in the workplace is one of the most serious social problems that exists today. Every day, people are subjected to unfair and discriminatory treatment based on their race or ethnicity. Though many laws exist that protect employees from such discrimination, it still occurs too often in Maryland and across the country.
Examples of racial discrimination in Maryland workplaces include:
- Denying an employee a promotion or job opportunity because of their race
- Assigning less prestigious jobs, duties, or shifts to employees due to their race
- Making offensive comments or jokes about a person's race in the workplace
- Refusing to hire someone based on their race
- Disciplining minority employees more harshly
- Disparate pay for minorities
- Exclusion of minority employees
If you have been the victim of racial discrimination in Maryland, it is important that you take action. A Maryland racial discrimination attorney can help you understand your rights and guide you through the process of filing a claim.
Maryland Statute of Limitations for Discrimination Cases
Maryland law requires that you file a claim within six months of the date of discrimination or the date when you first learned of the discriminatory action.
Seeking Justice for Our Clients
Our Maryland race discrimination attorneys have extensive knowledge of state and federal laws. With this knowledge and decades of combined experience, we effectively investigate and litigate racial discrimination complaints. Our firm can provide an honest evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of your case and fight to pursue monetary damages on your behalf.
Please call (410) 213-3392 or contact us online to request a consultation.
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