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Monday, August 29, 2011

Does Discrimination Still Exist? Of Course It Does

This piece by David Sirota in Salon struck a nerve with me. He makes the case that race discrimination still exists. Sad, but it's something that needs to be said over and over. I find the issue of whether any kind of discrimination still exists to be a continuing uphill battle when I represent employees in discrimination cases.

Truth be told, when I started handling employment discrimination matters 25 years ago, I figured I'd do it for a few years, then everyone would know the law and I'd have to find something else to do. Here I am, still handling discrimination cases. Instead of seeing them wane, I find that in some ways discrimination has gotten more blatant over the years.

Discrimination Exists

If you don't believe that discrimination exists, here are some facts that prove my point. Read more in The Huffington Post.

Thanks to Gina Misiroglu of Red Room for putting me in touch with the Huffington Post!

1 comment:

  1. If you really want to see shameless, blatant discrimination against women or foreigners, visit Japan.


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