Carol Stream Racial Discrimination Attorneys

Find the right Racial Discrimination attorney in Carol Stream, IL

Racial discrimination is banned in Illinois under the U.S. constitution and Title VII of the U.S. Code. Employers are prohibited according to theses laws from using race as a basis for hiring, recruitment, setting wage levels, or granting promotions.

What Must Be Proven in a Discrimination Claim?

Federal investigations of workplace discrimination are conducted by the agency called the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Employees who are victims of discrimination are required to file their claim with the EEOC before filing suit in a court of law. To prove racial discrimination, an employer must treat an employee differently than co-workers who are of a different race or nationality.

To be successful in a racial discrimination claim, the Carol Stream employee must additionally prove that their employee had the required intent to discriminate based upon the person's race. The employer's intent can often be proven by showing that other people of different races were treated preferentially.

How Can a Carol Stream Lawyer Help with My Claim?

In some cases also, recorded statements made by the employer about racial issues can be used to show intent. Laws governing the procedures in discrimination will vary considerably depending on where the claim is filed, and Carol Stream attorneys will be able to help you with the requirements for your particular region. An experienced Illinois lawyer will also help you in filing your claim with the EEOC, as well as helping you obtain other types of relief while your claim is being processed.

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Life in Carol Stream

Carol Stream is located in DuPage County, Illinois. It was named after the city's developer's daughter Carol Stream. Carol Stream is a small city with an approximate population of 44,000 people.

Some of Carol Stream's top employers include Peacock Engineering, Tyndale House, Futaba Industrial, CNS Home Health Hospice, Ingram Micro, Windsor Park Manor, Berlin Industries and Dominick's.

Although the legal industry is not huge in Carol Stream, there are many attorneys who practice in most areas of law. Thus, residents of Carol Stream can stay rest assured because their legal matters can be handled by attorneys in Carol Stream.

All in all, Carol Stream has a community-like feel, small town charm, and a wonderful quality of life to offer residents and visitors.

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