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Is is considered discrimination to state a person is hard to

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Is is considered discrimination to state a person is hard to understand due to accent?
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Florida
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: At will
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I am being served a corrective action with incomplete facts in the discipline
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Is the attached text culturally insensitive
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It is illegal discrimination to discriminate against any employee based ONLY on their age/race/sex/disability/national origin. If an employee is not able to communicate because of some language barrier that is considered a part of national origin discrimination and the employer would have to show a bona fide business reason as to why the employee cannot properly perform their job based on their language. The text does allude to national origin discrimination. So, yes, it is potentially national origin discrimination and you would need to file a complaint with the EEOC and they have to investigate and grant you a right to sue letter and you can proceed to court against the employer.

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