Columbus Racial Discrimination Attorneys

Find the right Racial Discrimination attorney in Columbus, IN

Under the U.S. Constitution and Title VII of the U.S. Code, racial discrimination is prohibited in Indiana. According to these laws, employers may not take race into account when hiring, recruiting, deciding pay or offering promotions.

What Must Be Proven in a Discrimination Claim?

Federal investigations of workplace discrimination are done 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. Racial discrimination claims involve situations where an employers treat employees differently than other employees who are of a different race.

To succeed on a claim of racial discrimination, the Columbus plaintiff must further show that his employer acted with an intent to discriminate based on race or nationality. The employer's intent can often be shown by showing that other people of different races were treated preferentially.

How Can a Columbus Lawyer Help with My Claim?

Furthermore, in some circumstances, recorded employer statements regarding racial issues can be used to show their intent to discriminate. In this area of litigation, procedural laws will vary considerably depending on where the claim is filed, and a Columbus attorney will be knowledgeable of the requirements for your particular location. Should you decide to file your claim at the EEOC, an Indiana lawyer will be able to help you out, and they can also point you towards other forms of remedies available to you while your claim is pending.

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Life in Columbus

Columbus is located in Indiana's Bartholomew County. Specifically it is 40 miles from Indianapolis and on the east fork on the White River. Columbus is the twentieth largest city in Indiana. It is also ranked eleven on the U.S.'s safest cities to live in.

The largest employer in Columbus is Cummins, Inc. In fact, GQ Magazine included Columbus in its "62 Reasons to Love Your Country" article.

Some popular attractions include the Miller House, Otter Creek Golf Course, First Baptist Church, and the Large Arch sculpture by Henry Moore.

Famous residents include Stevie Brown, Lee H. Hamilton, Jeff Osterhage, Jill Tasker, Herbert Wright, and Bob Paris.

Columbus is also home to many attorneys and law firms that practice in any and every field of law.

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