Race Discrimination in the Workforce

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TO: Wanzek Construction Inc. a Mas Tec Company 3100 Broadway E Williston, North Dakota 58801 (701) 572-3200 FROM: Anthony Butler 1621 8th St N #310 Wahpeton, North Dakota 58075 (701) 658-0587 NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION/ WAGE DISCRIMINATION/ RACE DISCRIMINATION & HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT The violations below are just some of the harassment incidents received by Anthony Butler. Trenton Job Site Pioneer I. When returning back to Wanzek’s after layoff I had noticed in my paycheck I had lost $2 an hour in pay when I had received a $2 raise and a gift certificate before layoff. I did report the loss of wage to Tina Harrison in Human Resources and she would e-mail Phyllis at Headquarters. Anthony Butler has…show more content…
The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA) This law makes it illegal to pay different wages to men and women if they perform equal work in the same workplace. The law also makes it illegal to retaliate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. II. As cited in the Employee Safety Handbook given to employees of Wanzek’s states verbatim on pg. 24; Corporate Policy States: Gloves are required for all work performed in the field. Each employee must be able to select the right kind of glove for the task. III. Race discrimination involves treating someone (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because he/she is of a certain race or because of personal characteristics associated with race (such as hair texture, skin color, or certain facial features). Color discrimination involves treating someone unfavorably because of skin color complexion. Race/color discrimination also can involve treating someone unfavorably because the person is married to (or associated with) a person of a certain race or color or because of a person’s connection with a race-based organization or group, or an organization or group that is generally associated with people of a certain color. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 This law makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color,
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