Race Discrimination and National Origin Discrimination

What are Race Discrimination and National Origin  Discrimination?

Race discrimination

An employer cannot discriminate against an employee because of their race or national origin. These cases most often involve employees who are African-American, Hispanic, Asian-American, or of Middle-Eastern descent; however, they can be brought by a person of any race or national origin (including White employees). Here are some of the kinds of evidence that are often important in proving discrimination based on race or national origin:

Comments related to race and national origin are generally most helpful when they are made by someone who supervises the employee who is bringing the legal claim, or when such a supervisor knows about them and doesn’t take action to make them stop.