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Category Archives: Race Discrimination

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Does Employment Discrimination Law Protect African-American Workers From Being Called A Slave?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our race discrimination lawyers in Citrus County, Florida have fought for the rights employees required to work in a racial hostile work environment. Through their decades of experience representing racial discrimination victims, our racial discrimination attorneys in Inverness, Florida know that African-American employees are often subjected to degrading and… Read More »

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Can Racial Symbols Create A Racially Hostile Work Environment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our employment discrimination lawyers in Citrus County, Florida have fought for the rights of employment discrimination victims. Through their decades of experience representing employment discrimination victims, our employment discrimination attorneys in Inverness, Florida know that many employees are required to endure racial symbols in the workplace. In the most… Read More »

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Hooters Restaurant Sued by EEOC for Race and Color Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from making employment decisions based on an individual’s race or the color of their skin, but a recent filing of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) accuses a Hooters restaurant of doing exactly that. Below we discuss the EEOC charge of race and… Read More »

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Are Employees Protected From Racial Harassment By Customers?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented racial discrimination victims for more than two decades, our racial discrimination lawyers in Marion County, Florida know that a common employment law myth is that employees have no legal protection from racial harassment by customers. An employment law myth perpetuated by employers who justify their failure to protect employees from racial harassment… Read More »

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Does A Supervisor’s Use Of A Racial Slur On A Single Occasion Create A Racial Hostile Work Environment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Through their years of experience representing employment discrimination victims, our race discrimination lawyers in Citrus County, Florida know that employees are often required to work under racially discriminatory supervisors. In many cases, supervisors manifest their racially discriminatory animus by using racial slurs in the presence of their subordinates. “[N]o single act can more quickly… Read More »

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Supreme Court Declines Reverse Discrimination Case

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our race discrimination lawyers in Citrus County, Florida, have fought for the rights of racial discrimination victims. We’ve seen arguments from all sides of the issue score varying levels of success, and we’ve seen the very rules meant to prevent racial discrimination be weaponized as a means to encourage… Read More »

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Is A Harasser’s Intent Relevant In Determining Whether An Employee Was Racially Harassed?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our race discrimination lawyers in Citrus County, Florida have fought for the rights of racial discrimination victims. Through their decades of experience litigating race discrimination cases, our race discrimination attorneys in Inverness, Florida know that employers routinely defend racial harassment cases by arguing that employees did not intend to… Read More »

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Can Remarks To Hispanic Workers About The “Border” Create A Hostile Work Environment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Throughout the past twenty years, our Citrus County Florida employment lawyers have litigated employment discrimination cases in Florida courts. Having decades of experience representing employment discrimination victims, our Inverness, Florida employment attorneys know that Hispanic employees are routinely subjected to racially charged remarks about the “border.” In far too many cases, employers take no… Read More »

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Can Racially Discriminatory Discipline Create A Racially Hostile Work Environment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Our Marion County, Florida employment lawyers have fought for the rights of racial discrimination victims for more than twenty years. Having decades of experience representing racial discrimination victims, our Ocala, Florida employment lawyers know that a common employment law myth is that a racially hostile work environment requires evidence of racially derogatory language. Employers… Read More »

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Can Racist Imagery Create A Racially Hostile Work Environment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

During the past two decades, our Citrus County racial discrimination lawyers have fought for the rights of race discrimination victims. Through their decades of experience representing race discrimination victims, our Inverness, Florida racial discrimination attorneys have learned, as observed by the court in Ellis v. CCA of Tenn. LLC,  650 F.3d 640 (7th Cir…. Read More »

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