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Standing firm against religious discrimination

| Dec 8, 2018 | Employment Law - Employees

Employees experience mistreatment for many different reasons while they are working, whether they are discriminated against due to their gender or because of some other factor that is related to the way in which they were born. These unlawful examples of discrimination are unacceptable and there are other ways in which people experience discrimination while trying to carry out their job duties. For example, someone may be discriminated against as a result of their faith and it is also important to address religious discrimination whenever it takes place. Sadly, many people have been through this firsthand and it can be incredibly challenging.

Religious discrimination can target people of various faiths and in numerous ways. Someone may be terminated, reassigned to a worse position or subjected to harassment at work because of the religious beliefs they have. Moreover, there may be times when religious discrimination is especially likely to occur, such as during certain religious holidays and other periods of intense scrutiny. For example, if someone who belongs to a particular religion carries out an attack, others who share the same religion may be targeted even though they had nothing to do with the attack.

Regardless of the reasons why religious discrimination occurs, it is pivotal for those who have experienced it firsthand to swiftly take action. Sometimes, filing a complaint may be sufficient, but some people who have experienced religious discrimination have had to go to court. Our religious discrimination page covers more related to employees who are discriminated against illegally.

If your rights were violated by an employer or company, we want to hear about it. Our friendly staff and team of attorneys will treat you with respect, listen to your story and lay out all available options. Whether it’s better to settle out of court or take matters before a judge, you can rest assured knowing we will only do what’s in your best interests.