Experienced Discrimination Representation
Under federal law, employment discrimination is strictly prohibited. This law was put in place to protect specific protected groups of people from being discriminated against either when applying for employment or during employment. Employees cannot be discriminated against based on their religion, sex, race or any other protected category. Have you been the victim of any type of discrimination in the workplace? You should not hesitate to speak up and reach out to a Montgomery County employment law lawyer from Duffy North.
What Types Of Discrimination Are Prohibited?
Discrimination laws are intended to protect employers from taking negative actions against employees based on being a member of any protected categories. It can be difficult to know if the type of treatment you have received is simply unfair or actual discrimination. This is where hiring a discrimination attorney becomes very important.
The categories that are protected under discrimination law include:
The types of adverse action that your employer may not take (based on your protected status) include:
- Refusal to hire
- Lay off
- Bad references
- Reduction in pay
- Unfair discipline
Virtually all employees are protected by discrimination laws. However, if you are concerned about whether or not you are protected, our firm can provide you with a free and confidential consultation to address your questions.
Protecting Your Rights In Employment Matters
Under discrimination law, you are entitled to have an opportunity to present your claims of discrimination in a trial. While we may work to reach a settlement out of court, our firm is prepared to fight for your rights as an employee. We may be able to recover damages from back pay and additional compensation to reinstatement.