Employment discrimination occurs when a job applicant or employee is treated negatively based on race, national origin, skin color, disability, religion, gender or age. Workplace discrimination involves more than circumstances of hiring and firing. Discriminatory actions also include bias in promotion, compensation, job assignment and retaliation. Learn how employers may discriminate based on different factors and what you can do if you are a victim.
An employee who works for the Collier County Sheriff's Office has now started a lawsuit against that agency. The man is Jewish, and he says that he was not allowed to observe his religion as he desires and that he was discriminated against by the office.