The novel Coronavirus, known as COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind these days. Whether you believe that it is a scary disease or feel that politics and China has driven COVID-19 to the forefront, it still is the number one topic on every news feed in the year 2020.
With the strong ties that this virus has with China, the fires of Xenophobia has been fueled in America today. Hate crimes against Asians are on the rise in the workplace, at school and in public. As of July 2, 2020 over Two Thousand hate incidents were reported in America as being directly against Asians.
If you or a loved one are being bullied or harassed for being Asian at the workplace or at school you should do the following:
- Report it to management/administration.
- Keep a written log of the incidents and the people involved.
- If management or your school administration provide you no safety or recourse then contact a lawyer immediately.
Your employer or school has a duty to protect you or your loved ones from ANY racial discrimination. With the sensitive issues Asians are facing today with the unprecedented fallout from the pandemic of COVID-19, it is important you know your rights.
Our office has spent over a decade fighting for employee’s rights and school bullying incidents. If you or a loved one has been the victim of racial discrimination, let us fight for you. Call us today at 702-333-4223.