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Does your boss have a biased attitude? 

On Behalf of | May 16, 2022 | Workplace Discrimination |

You have a tremendous working history with glowing references from all of your previous employers. Your latest opportunity has you feeling very excited and optimistic about your future prospects. 

Unfortunately, you’ve noticed some behavior from your boss that is making you feel uncomfortable. Does your boss have a biased attitude? 

Perpetuating stereotypes 

Negative stereotypes about certain races and people from ethnic backgrounds are a thing of the past for many people. Unfortunately, these stereotypes have yet to die out completely. Does your boss make derogatory comments based on your skin color or religion? Do they try to pass it off as a joke and demand that you take life less seriously? You should never be made to feel uncomfortable at work based on who you are. If your boss is making you feel this way, then this is a serious issue that needs to be addressed.  

Are you being denied opportunities? 

Your track record speaks for itself and you bring in great numbers for the company. Vacancies frequently come up for promotions. You apply but never hear anything back. The positions are always filled by people with less experience and less competence but they come from a certain background. You should never be passed over for promotion based on who you are. Opportunities should be equal and should be filled by people with the necessary traits to do the job. 

Workers in Michigan have a right to work in an environment that is free from hostility and discrimination in all its forms. If you’ve been subjected to prejudice at work, make sure you explore your legal options in full detail.  

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