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Category Archives: Race Discrimination

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Can Discriminatory Work Assignments Create A Hostile Work Environment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for almost two decades, our Citrus County, Florida race discrimination lawyers know that discriminatory work assignments are a common form of race discrimination in the workplace.  Discriminatory work assignments occur when employers make employees of one race perform the most difficult or least desirable job duties.  Discriminatory work assignments… Read More »

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Nurse Claims Race Discrimination When She Was Reassigned To Cater To Patient’s Racial Preference

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated race discrimination lawsuits for almost two decades, our Inverness, Florida race discrimination lawyers know that many employers continue to cater to the discriminatory racial preferences of customers.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), it is an unlawful employment practice for employers to accommodate the racial preferences… Read More »

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Intel Settles National Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which amended the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, is a federal law that prohibits pay discrimination based on sex.  The law demands that similarly-situated employees who perform jobs requiring equal skill, effort, and responsibility are paid the same regardless of their sex.  Title VII of the… Read More »

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Can Discriminatory Customer Preferences Contribute To A Racial Hostile Environment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination lawsuits for almost two decades, our Alachua County, Florida race discrimination lawyers know that many employers still cater to the perceived discriminatory racial preferences of their customers.  In doing so, employers foster and engender a racially-charged work environment in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964… Read More »

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Is An Employee Protected From Racial Harassment By Employees Who Are Members Of The Employee’s Race?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice or representing hostile work environment harassment victims, our Alachua County, Florida hostile work environment harassment attorneys know that a common employment law myth is that employees who are members of a particular race are not protected from harassment by employees who are members of that same race.  Under Title VII… Read More »

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Court Dismisses Race Discrimination Case Despite Evidence That Reasons For Failure To Promote Employee Were False

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of employment discrimination for nearly two decades, our Alachua County, Florida racial discrimination lawyers know that proving discrimination is not always easy.  “In an employment discrimination case,” as observed by the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in Parrish v. Immanuel Med. Ctr., 92 F.3d 727 (8th Cir. 1996), the employee… Read More »

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Court Finds Discriminatory Discharge Where Racial Comment Was Made About Employee After His Discharge

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment law cases in Florida state and federal courts for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that victims of race discrimination sometimes learn that employees involved in the decision to terminate their employment made racially discriminatory remarks about them after their employment had been terminated.  Under… Read More »

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Can False Complaints By Co-Workers Be Evidence Of Race Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of employment discrimination victims for nearly twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that employees are often targeted by co-workers for termination for discriminatory reasons.  In many cases, co-workers target an employee for termination by making false complaints about the employee’s work performance or workplace… Read More »

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Can Race Discrimination Be Disproven By Favorable Treatment Of Other Employees Of The Same Race?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of employment discrimination for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that employers often defend race discrimination cases by pointing to their allegedly favorable treatment of employees who are members of the same race as the individual claiming race discrimination.  In doing so, employers implicitly maintain… Read More »

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Can Employees Still Prove Race Discrimination When Discharged In A Reduction In Force?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for employee rights for nearly twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida labor law attorneys have learned that employers often target employees for termination in the context of a reduction in force for discriminatory reasons.  In the reduction in force context, many employers believe that they are virtually immune from liability for discrimination… Read More »

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