We do not think that anyone should face discrimination in the workplace. However, we know there may be a time when you need a Los Angeles discrimination attorney to help you. At the Azadian Law Group, PC, you can count on having a knowledgeable and experienced team by your side. We will work to investigate the discrimination against you and ensure that you are compensated for the wrongs that have taken place.
Today, we want to bring your attention to an issue that many people overlook but are certainly discrimination. All too often, black people face discrimination when it comes to wearing their natural hair. This includes hairstyles such as Afros, twists, braids, cornrows, and dreadlocks.
The CROWN Act passed the California Senate in April and was recently approved by the Assembly. It would outlaw policies that “punish black employees and students for their hairstyles.” Supporters of the bill say that CROWN stands for – “creating a respectful and open workplace for natural hair.”
We could not agree more with this bill. For far too long people of color have been discriminated against due to their natural hair. Around the country, many black employees have filed lawsuits against employers, claiming they lost their jobs and faced workplace discrimination due to wearing their natural hair. In many places, the policies in place prohibit the wearing of many natural hairstyles that are culturally important to people of color.
We know that for the latest reporting year, there were over 84,000 instances of workplace discrimination reported to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. There are strong federal and state protections in place to protect workers from illegal discrimination because of their:
Workplace discrimination can completely devastate a person’s emotional and psychological well-being, and many people fear retaliation for reporting discrimination.
If you have experienced discrimination in the workplace, you need to seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At the Azadian Law Group, PC, we are going to be by your side through this fight. Our qualified and experienced team is ready to investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This can include:
You will never have any out-of-pocket costs, and we only get paid if you get the compensation you need. When you need a Los Angeles race discrimination employment lawyers, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 213-229-9031.