How to prove racial discrimination during interviews?
How do you prove you are being discriminated after an interview? You know in your guts during the interview that you are being discriminated, .'cos of the colour of your skin (asian), just the way they talked or looked at you. And you know very well that you wouldn't get that job; and it's all about racism, not being a white. But when you approached a lawyer, he will ask you whether you are really certain. How do you proved it?
Asked By: eslperfect88 - 5/28/2006
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Despite the best efforts of the civil rights administration you are still going to run into idiots like Dan! and uck_me_say. There is little you can do without proof. I know what you mean as I was once a computer analyst. I wrote an entire ATM system for a bank back in the 80's and was solely responsible for the... More
Answered By: charleyit - 5/28/2006
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if somone of a different race gets the job even though u r more qualified.
Answered By: smileyu571 - 5/28/2006
maybe u just weren't fit for the job
Answered By: booty booty booty booty - 5/28/2006
record them, hide a secret camera in ur hat make them take a lie detector tast or confront them about it
Answered By: prettyfeatures11 - 5/28/2006
Record the interview if possible. Check the companies back story on discrimination, cases brought to court etc. Why would you want to work for a company about which you have these suspicions? Curious.
Answered By: lpaganus - 5/28/2006
Well, the whole racism thing is such a touchy subject that I wouldn't play that card unless I was 98% certain that was the reason I did not get a job. Is it possible that you just weren't qualified or that someone else was a better fit and they just happened to be White? Don't get me wrong, i'm not trying to disprove... More
Answered By: Chocolate Temptation - 5/28/2006
The interviewer knows in the guts that you are incompetant and the Lawyer was sure of it too.You want freebies becuse you are a person of colour and not one of "Delivery" I suspect.
Answered By: Danl - 5/28/2006
Although racial discrimination is currently illegal, it shouldn't be. Why shouldn't an employer hire whomever they wish? What qualifies a person simply because there aren't enough "people of color" on staff? Hiring quotas are themselves, discriminatory against an employer. There actually was a right in this country... More
Answered By: Uck_Me-Say - 5/28/2006
Pretty well you cant Get over it Get another job
Answered By: rockydriver22 - 5/28/2006
You have to prove it with actual statments made. You can suspect it with everything else. I have already experienced the same thing. Ask for the reason you were not hire and ask about who was. Compare.
Answered By: the Goddess Angel - 5/28/2006
find people with good energy to work for, also I think that there is probably more of a karma element to it in that there are OTHER people you are meant to work with, try to see it as positve btw I think asians are incredible people and might discriminate in favor of one lol not really discriminate but appreciate... More
Answered By: eos - 5/29/2006
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