Discrimination on the Job

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Question: MANY TIMES AT WORK EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THEY CANNOT SPEAK IN THEIR PRIMARY LANGUAGE, MOSTLY ARE SPANISH SPEAKING PEOPLE, IS THERE A LAW THAT APPLIES TO THIS WHERE THE EMPLOYER CAN ORDER HIS EMPLOYEES NOT TO SPEAK IN SPANISH OR ANY OTHER LANGUAGE THAT THEY SPEAK??....

Answer:

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commision more commonly known as the EEOC is an organization that enforces federal employment discrimination laws. 

The EEOC has addressed your question under the Language Issues section of their website.  Click on the link and skroll down to review what the EEOC has said about language issues.

 

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  • MANY TIMES AT WORK EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THEY CANNOT SPEAK IN THEIR PRIMARY LANGUAGE, MOSTLY ARE SPANISH SPEAKING PEOPLE, IS THERE A LAW THAT APPLIES TO THIS WHERE THE EMPLOYER CAN ORDER HIS EMPLOYEES NOT TO SPEAK IN SPANISH OR ANY OTHER LANGUAGE THAT THEY SPEAK??....

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