Racial discrimination is still present in today’s workforce. However, many companies and their employees feel that diversity in the workplace should play a role in their hiring and promotion decisions. A January 2019 poll conducted by Pew Research states that 75% of all respondents felt it was important for companies to “promote racial and ethnic diversity in the workplace”. Within that number, different identity groups based on race and political stance fell to different sides when asked about how that promotion of diversity should factor into the hiring process. For
Experiencing Race Discrimination in the Workplace?
Thompson Legal Center Can Help!
I read an interesting article (see below) on the “right way” for leaders to respond to discrimination, racism and racist comments in the office. These tips could be helpful for not only those in a leadership position but for anyone who is a witness to a racist comment or action. Unfortunately, race discrimination is still ever-present in today’s workplace. There are Federal and State laws designed to help protect employees from race discrimination in the workplace. Title VII of The Federal
Program Intentionally Discriminated Against Blacks in Its Hiring Process, Federal Agency Charges
MIAMI – Jacksonville Plumbers and Pipefitters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust (JPP), which sponsors an apprenticeship program that seeks to produce journeypersons to work in the plumbing and pipefitting industries in Northeast Florida, engaged in a pattern or practice of race discrimination by failing to hire black apprentices, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today. Additionally, JPP’s use of arbitrarily scored interview criteria to hire apprentices has a disparate