Unfortunately, discrimination still occurs in many workplaces across the US, and discrimination may come in many forms. When it does happen, the wronged individual has a duty to report the incident, both so that the discriminator can face justice and so that the company can reduce the likelihood of repeat discrimination.
Figuring out how to report discrimination can be a difficult task. If you or someone you love has been the victim of discrimination in the workplace, contact the Austin discrimination lawyers of The Melton Law Firm, today at 512-330-0017 for advice on how to proceed.
Taking the First Steps
When you feel that you have been the victim of discrimination, the first thing you should do is review your company’s policies on whatever wrongdoing you feel you have suffered. Make note of your findings, as you will need to use this information as evidence.
After reviewing your company’s policies, you should, in order:
- Write down what discrimination you have suffered
- File a complaint with human resources
- Be prepared to discuss your case with your supervisors
If your company fails to remedy the discrimination you have suffered, you may want to file legal action against your employer. In this case, you should consult with an experienced discrimination attorney before proceeding with legal action.
When you have been the victim of discrimination in the workplace, you should fight to hold the responsible party accountable. Contact the Austin discrimination attorneys of The Melton Law Firm, at 512-330-0017 today for advice about acting on your discrimination claim.