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What is racial discrimination in the workplace?

If you feel you were denied a job or are mistreated at your current job because of your color or race, you may be dealing with a case of racial discrimination in the workplace. This type of discrimination comes in different forms and can often be hard to pinpoint. When an employee or applicant is treated unfairly because of color or personal characteristics associated with race (facial features, skin color or hair texture), then it may be a case of racial discrimination. Per the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, race or color cannot affect pay, job assignments, hiring, firing, promotions, training, layoff, fringe benefits and any other employment conditions.

5 rights pregnant women should have at work

Congratulations on getting pregnant! As a dedicated employee, though, you likely have concerns about how you'll be treated in the workplace now that you're expecting. Thankfully, several federal laws like the Civil Rights Act and the Affordable Care Act protect pregnant women's rights in the workplace. Whether your employer or boss adheres to these laws, however, can create tension during your pregnancy.

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