Tag: Immigration

Immigration has become a hot topic in American politics, but many may remain unaware of how immigrant workers are treated.

How Can I Spot Immigrant Harassment at My Workplace?

Photo of Two Female Employees Gossiping About Their Male Coworker

Under federal law, it is illegal to discriminate against any employee, regardless of his or her immigration status. The Immigration and Nationality Act, or INA, disallows discrimination based on citizenship status. There are many employment terms related to immigrant status of workers at any workplace, so it’s important to know how immigrants face harassment and … Continue reading

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SoCal Bakery Sued for Abusing Immigrant Workers

Columns Outside a Los Angeles Courthouse

Immigrant workers, documented and undocumented, may face harassment or abuse from employers. Many of these workers might be afraid to seek legal help. There are recent cases where abused immigrant workers have fought back against employers with great success. In 2012, 11 workers from the Philippines arrived in America to work at L’Amande French Bakery. … Continue reading

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