I Experienced Racism At Work

Have you ever experienced racism on the job? What happened? Who was it from? Share your story here. 37 People

    Racist Boss....

    Hi...i m an indian guy working in an multinational company. My boss is a danish guy. It doesn't matter how hard i m workin or how much i m workin...he can never look past my colour. Unfortunately for me, 1 week back a danish girl joined as my colleague and although she is new and...
    raj7787 raj7787
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Aug 25, 2011

    New Orleans Royal Sonesta Laundry Dept. Is a Plantation

    About a 2 months ago I desperately needed a job after returning to my hometown New Orleans from Houston Texas. I was very excited to inform my wife of my interview at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. I just knew that the work would be steady income as I had signed up for a temp agency...
    BRONZB BRONZB
    31-35
    6 Responses May 21, 2009

    Just Plain Ignorant

    So I work a this little bagel and coffee shop in an simi upscale township. I say simi cuz some of the people are well off and others not so much. It's near the lake and a major college campus. Well I had been employed here for quite awhile and usually got rave reviews from the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses May 21, 2009

    The N-word Popped Out So Casually....

    I am 26 years old, African American, and I had never had a personal experience of hearing the n-word used. Of course in movies and music, ect, but not in my life. I recently moved to a new city and started working in a small town. I work at night, with 5 younger Caucasian...
    MimiLane26 MimiLane26
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 14, 2012

    The Age Of Hispanic Domination

    I'll start out by saying, I'm white. And when I say white, I mean pasty white, even in summer. I moved from Washington state to Houston, TX about 6 months ago. Jobs weren't exactly easy to come by, so I signed up with a nearby employment agency and they immediately found work for...
    MaebhADay MaebhADay
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 19, 2011
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