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EEOC Issues Guidance Interpreting National Origin Discrimination

Author: Tracey E. Diamond

1/09/2017

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EEOC Issues Guidance Interpreting National Origin Discrimination

Q:  What does it mean to discriminate against someone based on their national origin?

A:  Title VII prohibits employers from acting in a way that would have the purpose or effect or discriminating against an employee because of his or her national origin.

But what does the term “discrimination based on national origin” really mean?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued an Enforcement Guidance on this subject.