National Origin Discrimination

For quite awhile we have reported about the EEOC’s targets as set forth in its Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP), and noted that “vulnerable worker” abuse and religious discrimination were
Continue Reading EEOC Obtains $1.2 Million For Abused Farm Workers; $100,000 For Muslim Forbidden To Wear Head Scarf

The EEOC conducted a public meeting yesterday on national origin employment discrimination.  Noting the diversity in the US workplace (including language diversity), and the increase of immigrants in the workforce,
Continue Reading EEOC Meeting On National Origin Discrimination: Further Suits On The Way?

Last year we discussed a number of cases brought by the EEOC against employers relating to harassment of farmworkers — the most vulnerable workers, according to the EEOC’s strategic enforcement
Continue Reading EEOC Re-Commits To Protect “Most Vulnerable” Workers And Settles Utah Case For Record $450,000

The EEOC announced a $201,000 settlement of a Texas lawsuit on behalf of nine Hispanic employees who claimed a national origin hostile environment at Air Express International and DHL Global

Continue Reading Hispanic Workers Subjected to “Un-American” National Origin Intimidation Receive $201,000 Settlement

According to, the EEOC has just settled for $95,000 a national origin discrimination and retaliation claim brought in California on behalf of an employee of Egyptian descent against

Continue Reading Company Claims It Fired Employee For Sexual Harassment But Settles EEOC Lawsuit for $95,000 Which Alleged That It Fired Him Because of His National Origin