Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibit the firing of “any individual” because of such individual’s race. The racial discrimination laws are not limited to discrimination against members of any particular race. Rather than the federal employment laws and California labor laws being limited to discrimination against members of a particular race, the laws are extended to prohibit racial discrimination in private employment against white persons upon same standards as racial discrimination against nonwhites.
DISCRIMINATION AGAINST CAUCASIANS IN THE WORKPLACE
In one employment discrimination laws, white employees who were fired alleged racial discrimination based on the employer’s failure to discharge African American employees who had engaged in similar ,misconduct. The Court found that the white employees met their burden under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by alleging that the union did not satisfy its duty properly to represent the white employees. Instead of adequately representing the employees reverse discrimination interests, the employees alleged that the union joined in on the employer’s alleged racial discrimination against them.
REVERSE DISCRIMINATION LAWYERS IN SAN DIEGO AND SAN FRANCISCO
If you think that you may have been wrongfully terminated or denied a job opening based on reverse discrimination, contact an employment lawyer at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik. Our reverse discrimination lawyers know how to aggressively represent victims of discrimination in the workplace. We offer employees free consultations about their employee rights and take qualified reverse discrimination lawsuits on a contingency fee basis, meaning employees don’t pay our labor lawyers unless we recover money for them.