Among others, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act prohibit discrimination against employees based on race or color.
Under the law, “race” refers to ancestry or ethnic characteristics while “color” refers to skin color. Usually, but not always, an individual’s race is the same as his or her color.
The law protects not only racial minorities, it also protects members of racial majorities from discrimination based on race.
There are two types of racial discrimination cases:
If you believe that you were fired from your job, laid off, demoted (or not promoted), or suffered a reduction in pay or other adverse employment action based on your race, please contact the Law Offices of David S. Levy for a free initial consultation. We typically represent victims of race discrimination on a contingent fee basis, which means that our clients do not pay attorney fees or costs unless and until there is a recovery.