If you think that your employer or boss or supervisor is discriminating against you, then you should take a quick look at Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This is a federal law that prohibits employment discrimination against employees and applicants base on:
- Sex (including gender and pregnancy).
- National origin.
You can read through the 300 plus pages of 42 U.S.C. § 2000e, or you can fill in the online form on this page with some minor details or call us at (786) 454-2411.
Title VII specifically prohibits discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, compensation, employment benefits, advancement, employment training, assignments, and termination of employment.
Harassment and retaliation are also prohibited under Title VII.
Title VII applies to private, state government, and local government employers that employ 15 or more employees.
Title VII also applies to federal government employees and applicants for federal employment.
Title VII is enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.