The EEOC recognizes linguistic discrimination as national origin discrimination and prohibits "the denial of equal employment opportunity . . . because an individual has the . . . linguistic characteristics of a national group." 29 C.F.R. § 1606. The Sixth Circuit...
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National Origin Discrimination
- An Employer May Be Liable if it Fires an Employee Based on the Employee’s Religious Beliefs or if the Employer Fails to Accommodate an Employee’s Religion
- Discrimination Based on Accent Can Be National Origin Discrimination
- THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DETERMINED THAT TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 PROHOBITS EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST GAY, LESBIAN AND TRANSGENDER EMPLOYEES
- The Sixth Circuit Has Recognized Two Distinct Theories for Recovery Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”): An FMLA Entitlement or Interference Theory and an FMLA Discrimination or Retaliation Theory
- There Are Various Ways to Prove Pregnancy Discrimination, Depending on Whether an Express Statement of a Desire to Terminate an Employee Due to Her Pregnancy Was Made or Not