Employment Law Attorneys
Discrimination at Work
Discriminatory practices include demotion, termination, failure to hire or to train or promote based on a protected status such as: race, ethnic origin, ancestry, nationality, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, medical condition, genetic information, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, reporting wage issues, reporting harassment or reporting any safety violations.
For example, if you were fired because of your race or because you had a physical disability (even though you could perform the essential functions of your job with or without an accommodation), you may have a discrimination case against your employer.
There are many factors that determine the amount of a settlement. Generally speaking, wrongful termination settlements include past lost wages, future lost wages (after the
You can talk to an employment law attorney about your rights to overtime pay. If you are owed overtime pay your attorney may be able
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that protects employees from discrimination based on a protected status or characteristics
If you believe you are suffering from workplace discrimination you should immediately contact an employment law attorney to discuss your situation. Do not wait as
You only have 180 days from the discriminatory event to file a discrimination charge with the EEOC.
A violation under the Equal Pay Act involves two workers of different genders who work for the same employer, are performing the same work under
No. Employers violate the law if they retaliate against an employee for filing a discrimination charge under Title VII. Employers are prohibited from demoting or
Report discriminatory conduct to your Human Resources department in writing. Keep written notes at home regarding any discriminatory conduct you witness or experience. Seek out