Gresham Racial Discrimination Attorneys

Find the right Racial Discrimination attorney in Gresham, OR

Under the U.S. Constitution, as well as Title VII of the U.S. Code, it is illegal to discriminate on the basis of race in the state of Oregon. According to these laws, employers may not take race into account when hiring, recruiting, determining 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 which has authority to investigate any claims of discrimination in the workplace. Racial discrimination claims involve situations where an employers treat workers differently than other workers who are of a different race.

To succeed on a claim of racial discrimination, the Gresham plaintiff must also prove that his employer acted with an intent to discriminate based on race or nationality. Intent may be proved by demonstrating that the employer gave preferential treatment to people of other races or nationalities.

How Can a Gresham Lawyer Help with My Claim?

Also, sometimes statements that were recorded and made by the employer regarding racial issues can be used to prove intent. Depending on where you file your claim, the procedural laws will vary greatly, and so a Gresham lawyer will help familiarize you with the requirements for your district. A Oregon lawyer may also help you with filing a claim with the EEOC as well as guide you to other possible remedies while the case is pending.

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Life in Gresham

Gresham is located in Multnomah County, Oregon. It is near Portland and was named after the Civil War General, Walter Quinton Gresham. The city is the fourth largest in Oregon.

Two very popular attractions are the Center for the Arts Plaza and the Gresham Art Walk. Alongside attractions, the city is also home to many established legal practices run by competent attorneys. These attorneys practice in various areas of law and are easily able to handle the legal needs of residents and local businesses.

Famous residents include Randy Alcorn, Shannon Bex, Brian Burres, Randy Couture, Mike Ekstrom, Nikki Fuller, Katie Harman, Fred Jones, Ronald A. Marks, Angela Via, and William P. Young.

Although some may consider this city overshadowed by nearby, popular Portland, Gresham is definitely worth making a visit to!

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