National Origin Discrimination Essay

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Statute and Case Law Relationship Paper

Florida and Federal Discrimination laws were put in place to prevent discrimination based on race, religion, sex, national origin, physical disability, and age by employers. Discrimination includes bias in hiring, promotion, termination, job assignment, compensation, and various types of harassment in the state of Florida. It is unlawful for supervisors or managers in the workplace to make employment related decisions based on stereotypical assumptions about individuals of a particular national origin, race and/or color or for any employee to engage in bias motivated conduct that creates a hostile work environment for anyone. All this can be found in Chapter 760 of the Florida Statue and Title VII
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This Person was a Palestinian born in Israel but moved to the United States as a kid with his parents and became a naturalized American citizen. This persona was a manufacturer of precision investment castings for both commercial and military applications serving the aerospace industry, he was fired from his job eight days after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Prior to his termination and immediately after the terrorist attacks, this person was made a target of hostility by his angry coworkers because of his Palestinian origin. It appears that his Co-workers openly expressed their dislike of Middle Easterners, while others reported to their Human Resource Manager that this person had made threatening and inflammatory remarks at work in support of the terrorist attacks, this was even reported to the FBI who interviewed this person and took no further action. Three days after the 9/11 attacks, the HR Manager for Chromalloy Castings Tampa Corporation suspended this person with full pay and benefits pending an investigation of the allegations. Further investigation was inconclusive and soon after his return to work, he was allegedly fired because of attendance problems but further investigations shows that all absences were excused and that non-Palestinian employees with worse attendance records were not terminated and even his supervisors and co-woekers testified that he was a good performer and saw no reason for

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