National Origin Discrimination

Unfortunately, employers sometimes make hiring, firing, promotion, and compensation decisions based on an employee's national origin. This is illegal under federal law, as well as the laws of many state laws. Employees who believe that their national origin has played a negative role in their employment status can bring a complaint before their state's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC. Additionally, they may sue their employer if the federal complaint does not bring a solution. Read through this section to learn about national origin discrimination in the workplace, including what kinds of behaviors are discriminatory, and how to bring a complaint.

Learn About National Origin Discrimination