Race & Racial Harassment
Race harassment and racial harassment is very serious and very wrong. Employees often ask, what is race or racial harassment, what are examples, and what can I do to stop it?
As an employee, you have the right to a work environment free from race and racial harassment. Race and racial harassment is when a work environment is offensive because of an employee’s race. This takes many forms, and here are some examples:
- Racial jokes;
- Racial slurs;
- Racial comments;
- Racial pictures or images;
- Racial cartoons;
- Racial threats;
- Racial violence;
- Racial symbols like a noose or other hateful symbol;
- Racial stereotypes; and
- Offensive comments about a person’s skin color.
These are some examples. But, these are not the only examples of race and racial harassment.
In order to determine your rights, you should seek out a race harassment lawyer immediately. Please feel free to contact us immediately for a no-charge, no-commitment and private consultation. Our toll-free number is 1-800-578-HELP (4357). You can also reach our law firm in Portland, Oregon at 503-987-0000.
We only represent employees, never employers. We look forward to your phone call.
Our law firm takes on other cases on behalf of workers. Attorneys in our office take on cases involving sexual harassment, sex and gender discrimination, race discrimination and sexual orientation discrimination and harassment. Our lawyers also take on pregnancy discrimination and harassment, workers’ compensation retaliation and other forms of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. We also take on whistleblowing cases.
Most clients in race harassment cases hire us on a contingency fee basis, which means we only get paid if the client gets paid. In most cases our law firm is paid at the end, by the employer, as is allowed under the law. This helps clients enforce their rights while giving clients peace of mind. Those who are discriminated against should not have to worry about paying an attorney up front for the legal fees. Contact us to see if we can take your case on a contingency fee basis where we get paid only if you get paid.
Our employment law group represents workers at all stages of litigation, from an investigation, to the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) or BOLI (Bureau of Labor and Industries for Oregon), state and federal trial courts and appellate courts.
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