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National Origin and/or Race Discrimination

Last updated on April 6, 2022

At Lawless, Lawless & McGrath, we are dedicated to defending those who have suffered discrimination because of their national origin or race. If you believe you have been denied a job, fired or demoted because of your or your parent’s nationality, our attorneys will help you stand up for your rights and bring a claim against your employer.

San Francisco Attorneys Helping with Race Discrimination Issues

Contact a knowledgeable San Francisco race discrimination lawyer at our firm to discuss your case. We can explain your legal options and our services in an initial consultation. Inquire about a free consultation.

The law prohibits discrimination at work because of a person’s race or national origin. Your national origin is defined as the country you or your parents came from. In the eyes of the law, your race is dependent on how you perceive yourself.

At Lawless, Lawless & McGrath, we help clients who have suffered discrimination because of their race or national origin in a variety of ways, including:

You should also not have to suffer verbal abuse or harassment at work. The use of racial epithets is reprehensible. If you have suffered pervasive harassment at work, while co-workers of a different race are treated differently, you might have a claim for harassment.

Helping Hispanic, African, African-American and Asian Clients

We represent clients with Hispanic names, appearances and those with family from Central or South America, Mexico or Cuba. If you are Hispanic or Latino and you feel you have been treated unfairly at work because of this, you might have a claim against your employer. We have also successfully represented Asian, African, African-American and clients of all races and nationalities.

Lodging Complaints at Work

Discrimination or harassment because of your race or national origin is not acceptable and you should report the behavior immediately. If you are worried about retaliation for complaining, our attorneys can help protect you. We will investigate your workplace environment, advise you on your rights and help you with your racial harassment claim.

Hire an Experienced Oakland National Origin Discrimination Lawyer

Our attorneys will fight to secure damages for front pay, back pay, damages for emotional distress as well as punitive damages in your case. Contact our attorneys to talk about your case.

The San Francisco employment law attorneys at Lawless, Lawless & McGrath represent employees in workplace discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits, wrongful or retaliatory discharge cases, sex discrimination and glass ceiling claims, and other employee rights matters. Our employment discrimination attorneys serve clients throughout California, including San Francisco.