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Preventing workplace discrimination

Business owners may encounter a myriad of difficulties, from legal action involving a competitor to making the decision to shut down. However, those which involve employment law can be especially stressful. For example, an employee may accuse someone of discrimination and decide to file suit. Not only can this reflect poorly on a business' reputation, but it can be costly as well. Moreover, discrimination can be difficult for victims who have been mistreated at work. As a result, it is vital to go over the ins and outs of your business and do what you can to prevent discrimination in the workplace.

For starters, it is important to realize that discrimination takes many different forms and can affect employees during various facets of the employment process. For example, an employee may be subjected to discrimination during the application process, while asking for a promotion, or when their position is terminated. You and others who work for your company should be familiar with the ins and outs of employment law as it relates to discrimination. If you have any questions, you should promptly look for answers. Employee training can help raise awareness and reduce the chances of a discrimination-related lawsuit arising in the future.

Whether someone claims that they have been discriminated against on the basis of their age, race, religious beliefs, or gender, the situation can be challenging for everyone involved, which underlines why prevention is key. Our labor and employment law page provides more info related to workplace discrimination.

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