Causes Of Workplace Discrimination

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WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION 1) Introduction Workplace discrimination is a form of discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, and age by employers. Not many people know what workplace discrimination is. However there has been numerous incidents of workplace discrimination happening all around the world already. 1.1) Purpose and Scope The purpose of this essay is to bring to light the issues surrounding workplace discrimination worldwide .This essay will be covering the causes of workplace discrimination , the incidences of workplace discrimination and effects of workplace discrimination…show more content…
For example, Koreans usually have a negative attitude toward people with a multicultural background. As the amount of foreign workers from other countries increases, Koreans start to develop the mentality that the foreigners are there to steal their jobs. One other example is, as South Korea becomes more acceptance of other countries culture, more incidents of workplace discrimination occurs. South Korean’s understanding of other countries culture has not yet reach the level where they can openly talk about merging different cultures together and help each other when in need. Facts have been shown by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (MOGEF), that 41.3 percent of multicultural families in Korea said that they had experienced discrimination in 2012.This shows how embedded culture causes workplace discrimination for those that are from a different…show more content…
This essay will only be discussing two incidents of workplace discrimination one of which happens in Singapore and the other in Columbia. The first incident happens in Singapore is actually a case of workplace discrimination that happened because a local Punjabi woman was turned away by an assistant manager of a part-time job at a frozen yoghurt shop in West Mall just because she could not speak Mandarin. The victim felt really confused and disappointed because she felt that she would not want to learn a new language from the start just to get into a part time job. The news spread like wildfire when the victim posted the incident online. The company of the frozen yogurt shop immediately investigated on the case and found out that the person who rejected the victim away was just the wife of one of the franchise owners and was not actually an assistant manager. Fortunately, the company have taken actions to keep in touch with the victim to understand more about the incident, and are seeking her understanding and patience in giving them a chance to make it up to her. Incidents of workplace discrimination in Singapore are normally solve quickly to prevent disputes among race and
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