National origin discrimination is a prohibited form of employment discrimination based upon the country or part of a world a person is from or perceived to be from. National origin discrimination can be based upon appearance, name, language spoken, spoken accent or relationship with somebody who is from a particular country or region of the world. Like other employment discrimination claims, national origins discrimination claims are complex and working with an employment discrimination attorney can help you seek justice for the discrimination you have suffered.
How national origin discrimination occurs in the workplace
National origin discrimination is prohibited in any part of the employment relationship, from hiring practices through termination of employment. National origin discrimination is unlawful when it has a negative effect on obtaining or keeping a job as well as the terms and conditions of employment. Common ways national origin discrimination can occur: