What is workplace discrimination, and what constitutes discrimination against employees or job applicants? Employment discrimination happens when an employee or job applicant is treated unfavorably because of his or her race, skin color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, or age.
It is illegal to discriminate based on race, religion, gender, or national original when hiring or in the workplace.
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To protect yourself against employment discrimination claims, speak to Nancy Chinonis at Cline, Cline & Griffin prior to making an adverse employment decision regarding one of your employees.