Brick Racial Discrimination Attorneys

Find the right Racial Discrimination attorney in Brick, NJ

In New Jersey, racial discrimination is illegal under both the U.S. Constitution and Title VII of the U.S. Code. Employers may not take race into account according to these laws when hiring or recruiting workers, or when deciding wages and 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. Discrimination based on race involves an employer who treats worker(s) differently than workers who are of another racial background.

In order to succeed on a claim for racial discrimination, the Brick plaintiff must also 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 Brick Lawyer Help with My Claim?

In some cases also, recorded statements made by the employer about racial issues can be used to establish intent. Laws governing the procedures in discrimination will vary widely depending on where the claim is filed, and Brick attorneys will be able to help you with the requirements for your particular region. An experienced New Jersey lawyer will also guide 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 Brick

Brick, also known as "Brick Township," is located in Ocean County, New Jersey. Per the 2010 census, 75,072 people call Brick home. Brick is surrounded by the Barnegat Peninsula, Lakewood Township and Toms River Township. In 2006 Brick was named "America's Safest City" in a survey of over 371 cities nationwide. Another reason why Brick is known is due to the autism epidemic. A study was conducted in Brick in which forty out of six thousand children were found to be autistic.

Brick is home to attorneys who practice in various areas of law. Their vast practice and sharp skills allow these attorneys to cater to the legal needs of residents and local businesses.

Some famous people who have called Brick home include Harry Bernstein, Jim Dowd, Kirsten Dunst, Garrett Graham, Jack Martin, Travis Spader, and Warren Wolf.

Brick, overall, offers its residents a small-town charm and a safe place to call home.

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