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Race discrimination occurs when an employer treats a job applicant or an employee less favorably because of his or her race. Race discrimination in the workplace is prohibited in the workplace is prohibited by both federal and Michigan state law. Discharging or otherwise discriminating against workers because of their race or color or national origin violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Cases can involve the failure to hire, promotions, pay, job assignments, layoffs, training, and fringe benefits. Not all employers are covered by Title VII. In some instances, race discrimination cases are brought in federal court, state court, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. The best venue for a race discrimination claim is one that should be discussed with an attorney experienced in employment discrimination. Call us at 313.689.7800 or email us at jfurton@furtonlaw.com if you need assistance with issues involving race discrimination. 


The Furton Law Firm represents clients in labor and employment law matters in all communities throughout Michigan including: Adrian Albion Algonac Allen Park Alma Ann Arbor Auburn Hills Battle Creek Bay City Belleville Benton Harbor Berkley Beverly Hills Big Rapids Birmingham Bloomfield Bloomfield Hills Brighton Brownstown Cadillac Canton Center Line Chelsea Chesterfield Clawson Coldwater Commerce Dearborn Dearborn Heights Detroit Dexter Eastpointe Farmington Farmington Hills Fenton Ferndale Flint Flushing Franklin Fraser Garden City Gibraltar Grand Blanc Grand Haven Grand Rapids Grosse Ile Grosse Pointe Harper Woods Hartland Hazel Park Highland Park Holland Howell Huntington Woods Inkster Jackson Kalamazoo Lake Orion Lansing Lapeer Lincoln Park Livonia Macomb Madison Heights Melvindale Midland Milford Monroe Mount Clemens Mount Pleasant Muskegon New Baltimore Northville Novi Oak Park Oakland Okemos Orion Pittsfield Plymouth Pontiac Port Huron Redford Riverview Rochester Rochester Hills Rockwood Romulus Roseville Royal Oak Saginaw Saint Clair Shores Saline Shelby Township South Lyon Southfield Southgate Sterling Heights Taylor Traverse City Trenton Troy Utica Van Buren Walled Lake Warren Washington Township Waterford Wayne West Bloomfield Westland White Lake Whitmore Lake Wixom Woodhaven Wyandotte Wyoming Ypsilanti

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