Unlawful Work-Related Racial Harassment

Unlawful Work-Related Racial Harassment

Texas Labor Code Chapter 21 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protect individuals against employment discrimination and harassment based upon race.  As explained by the Texas Workforce Commission in its website at www.twc.state.tx.us/crd/racial-discrimination.html , an employer may not discriminate against an employee or applicant in hiring, termination, promotion, compensation, job training … Read more

Racial and Sexual Harassment Are Against the Law

Racial and sexual harassment can create intolerable, hostile work environments. Race and sex discrimination related to work are unlawful employment practices prohibited by Texas law, including Chapter 21 of the Texas Labor Code.  The Ernster Law Firm handles racial and sexual harassment lawsuits.

Protecting Equal Rights Under the Law with 42 U.S.C. Section 1981

Our civil rights laws provide protections against race discrimination.  42 U.S.C. Section 1981 provides that: All persons within the jurisdiction of the United States shall have the same right in every State and Territory to make and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties, give evidence, and to the full and equal benefit of all laws … Read more