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If You can't find a job Because of Discrimination
Is Equal Employment Opportunity Everywhere?

As tragic as it may be, there are times when people may face prejudice and discrimination at their place of employment or during hiring. Fortunately, there are several federal laws in place to prevent or deter companies from participating in discriminating behavior.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits any place of employment from discriminating based on race, national origin, sex, color, or religion. Additionally, the Equal Pay Act of 1963 states that employers must pay the same wages equally for the same position regardless of the employee's sex.

Americans With Disabilities Act

Many people with disabilities find that it is difficult to do many things in life including trying to find a job. The Americans with Disabilities Act protects those with disabilities from all kinds of hardships. This includes finding and retaining employment that is suited to accommodate their disability.

Federal Discrimination Law

There is a federal employment discrimination law that makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against or fire women who are or planning to get pregnant. Also, employers must allow employees to take time off work to take care of newborn babies or ill members of their family.

Find Assistance

If you are sure that you have been discriminated against when trying to get a job, or are concerned that your employer in Texas may be doing something unlawful, you should exercise your rights. Contact an employment discrimination lawyer as soon as possible to get the assistance you need.