Broomfield Racial Discrimination Attorneys

Find the right Racial Discrimination attorney in Broomfield, CO

Racial discrimination is banned in Colorado under the U.S. constitution and Title VII of the U.S. Code. According to such laws, an employer cannot use race as the basis for making decisions regarding hiring, recruitment, wage levels, or promotion offers.

What Must Be Proven in a Discrimination Claim?

The federal agency known as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has the power to conduct investigations of workplace discrimination, and employees must file their discrimination claims wih the EEOC prior to suing in a civil court. Race or nationality discrimination involves an employer treating you adversely than those you work with that are of other races or nationalities.

In order to succeed on a claim for racial discrimination, the Broomfield plaintiff must additionally show that their employer intended to base the discrimination on race or nationality. Intent may be shown by demonstrating that the employer gave preferential treatment to people of other races or nationalities.

How Can a Broomfield Lawyer Help with My Claim?

Additionally, sometimes statements that were recorded and made by the employer regarding racial issues can be used to establish intent. Depending on where you file your claim, the procedural laws will vary considerably, and so a Broomfield lawyer will help familiarize you with the requirements for your district. An experienced Colorado lawyer will also help you in filing your claim with the EEOC, as well as helping you obtain other forms of relief while your claim is being processed.

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Life in Broomfield

Broomfield, Colorado is a consolidated city-county in the suburban Denver area of Colorado. Its population is currently about 56,000 people.

In the 1990s, Broomfield, Colorado and many other communities in the Denver area experienced massive economic growth, largely in the technology sector. Like many tech-heavy economies, the bursting of the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s took its toll on Broomfield, Colorado. However, the tech industry in the area has generally recovered, with companies like IBM, Oracle, and Seagate being the largest employers in the city.

The presence of these technology companies has led to many large law firms setting up offices in and around Denver, which employ many Broomfield, Colorado lawyers.

Of course, not all Broomfield, Colorado lawyers work for international mega-firms. In fact, the vast majority of them don't. Most attorneys in Broomfield, Colorado are engaged in much more down-to-earth practice areas, and can help you with most legal issues that an ordinary consumer is likely to face.

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