Racial Bias in Major Chain Restaurant

Racial bias can infringe upon the legal rights of workers. If you are experiencing discrimination, then you should contact Shegerian & Associates!

Racial bias in the workplace can prevent an employee from being promoted, being offered benefits or even being hired. When an employer condones this type of treatment within their organization, they can be liable for damages. In addition, they can be fined and sanctioned by state agencies. Employees that are being subjected to racial bias can hire an experienced attorney to help them.

McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon — Racial Bias Suit

In recent developments involving a racial bias action against McFadden’s Restaurant, a settlement has been reached between Michael L. Bolden and the employer. While the plaintiff bartender is not receiving compensation, the employer is being forced to take proper precautions to prevent future discrimination from occurring at their restaurants.

The lawsuit was based on the contention that the employer’s locations had a general policy of racial bias that did not like nonwhite workers or customers. The plaintiff had evidence of this mindset in the form of texts and emails from managers. With the settlement in place, a confidential hotline will be set up for employees so that they can report racial bias complaints.

California Law

According to federal statutes, as well as the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, employees are not allowed to be treated differently due to their race. Employers cannot stereotype their workers or cause a hostile work environment, such as harassment and unfair job duties. If your employer is engaging in unlawful conduct, then you should take action right away! Contact Shegerian & Associates to get expert legal help from attorneys that care!