"7 Myths About National Origin Discrimination,"
Society for Human Resource Management
In an article published on Jan. 26, 2017 by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Atlanta partner Michelle Johnson provides insight into the facts and myths surrounding national origin discrimination, how it impacts HR professionals, and can lead to costly lawsuits. Contrary to popular belief that national origin claims can only be brought against companies owned by U.S. citizens, Ms. Johnson clarifies that these claims can be brought against companies run by foreign-born executives as well. "It is important to educate company leaders, whatever their country of origin, to ensure that they understand what the law requires with respect to decisions that affect employees from other cultural backgrounds," she said. For the full article, you may click here.