The workplace is meant to be a place of fair opportunity. When that opportunity is jeopardized by something outside of your control such as age, sex, or disability, it constitutes discrimination in the workplace. Discrimination by and large is not permitted under California or federal law. Here are the three most common types of discrimination and how they are defined.
Discrimination due to an individual’s age is unlawful and should be reported to the appropriate authorities. The laws about age discrimination only apply to individuals age 40 or over. If you are denied a promotion, forced to retire, or otherwise discriminated against for your age, you have a case against your employer. [Read more…] about Three Types of Discrimination in the Workplace and What They Mean