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Workplace Discrimination Lawyer

Both state and federal law prohibits any form of workplace discrimination. Unfortunately, too many unscrupulous employers attempt to take advantage of their employees. Whether the discrimination is subtle or overt, it can be extremely painful emotionally. If you have been fired or adversely effected due to discrimination or discriminatory practices, you may have grounds for a wrongful termination case. When you’re unsure where to turn for justice, a workplace discrimination lawyer can help explain your rights and fight for you in a court of law.

Your case may fall into one of the following categories:

Pregnancy Discrimination

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act prevents discrimination related to pregnancy for businesses with 15 or more employees. In addition to blatant discrimination, such as termination or retaliatory actions, pregnancy discrimination can also include more insidious events, such as failure to promote or a reduction of hours.

Age Discrimination

The federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects employees from unscrupulous practices based on age. This discrimination can include a refusal to provide retirement benefits, refusal to hire, or reduction of health benefits.

Gender Discrimination

Across all 50 States, employers are prohibited from discriminating based on sex or gender. From unequal pay to sexual harassment, employees of both genders have the right to perform their duties without discrimination.

Racial Discrimination

Racial discrimination is often extremely difficult to prove. Many employers disguise their actions as justifiable business practices. However, racial discrimination is illegal and punishable by law.

Disability Discrimination

Once you have been employed by a company, they are required to make reasonable accommodations for your disability. Disability discrimination may involve a refusal to accommodate, reduction of compensation packages or refusal to provide accessible working conditions.

While the above forms of workplace discrimination are most common, it’s important to remember that they are by no means comprehensive. You may also experience discrimination based on your religious expression, sexual orientation, or because of other immutable personal characteristics. If you do not see your situation reflected as a category above, do not hesitate to contact the workplace discrimination lawyers at Blackstone Law for a free consultation.

What should I look for in a workplace discrimination lawyer?

Workplace discrimination cases frequently involve sensitive information. When selecting a workplace discrimination lawyer, you should search for one who can become your partner throughout the litigation process.

Why Blackstone Law?

Every discrimination case is unique, and every discrimination lawyer has a different case management style. Although we can’t promise a quick fix, we’ll stay in constant contact as your case progresses and work to manage your expectations at every stage of the process. Whenever you have questions, you’ll be able to reach your lawyers for a quick response. Your best interests are our highest priority, whether that means accepting a settlement or proceeding to trial. When you need dedicated, determined, and honest legal representation, contact Blackstone Law.

The foundation of our practice is a genuine compassion for our clients. As workplace discrimination lawyers, we constantly strive to uphold the rights of the individuals we represent.

If you’d like to learn more about workplace discrimination lawsuits, consider reviewing our guide to California Employment Law. In this guide, we delve into more detail about your rights as an employee. Additionally, we will cover the legal obligations of your employer.