Tulsa Racial Discrimination Attorneys

Find the right Racial Discrimination attorney in Tulsa, OK

Under the U.S. Constitution, as well as Title VII of the U.S. Code, it is banned to discriminate on the basis of race in the state of Oklahoma. 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?

Before taking their discrimination claim to court, an employee must file their claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC is the federal agency that has authority to investigate any claims of discrimination in the workplace. To prove racial discrimination, an employer must treat an employee adversely than co-workers who are of a different race or nationality.

To be successful in a racial discrimination claim, the Tulsa employee must additionally show that their employee had the required intent to discriminate based upon the person's race. Proof of an employer's intent to discriminate can be proven if they have preferentially treated workers of different races than the plaintiff.

How Can a Tulsa Lawyer Help with My Claim?

In some instances, intent to discriminate may also be shown by using recorded statements by the employer regarding racial issues. Procedural laws in this area of litigation differentiate considerably depending on where you file your claim, and a local Tulsa lawyer will be familiar with requirements in your area. Should you decide to file your claim at the EEOC, a Oklahoma 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 Tulsa

Tulsa has been diversifying it's oil industry controlled economy. In doing so, Tulsa has become the second largest city in the State of Oklahoma and a major center for high tech, finance, aerospace, and telecommunications technology development and manufacturing. Tulsa acts as the most important manufacturing hub in Oklahoma and produces nearly 60% of the goods exported from Oklahoma. Financial institutions like BOK Financial Corporation are headquartered in Tulsa alongside business like QuikTrip, Dollar-Thrifty car rental, Hilti, and gas related companies like Sem Group, Synthroleum, and Excel Energy. Attesting to how well the city is doing, the housing trends show a 6% increase in rent last year. So what else does Tulsa have to offer?

The University of Tulsa, Oral Roberts University, Rogers State University, and Tulsa Community College each accept students seeking higher educations. The University of Tulsa was ranked among the best doctoral universities in the United States by U.S. News World Report and one of the top masters institutions by the Princeton Review. The Cancer Treatment Centers of America have their Southwest Regional cancer treatment facility in Tulsa which is located at the Southwest Regional Medical Center. It's one of the largest cancer treatment hospitals in the nation.

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