State and federal laws prohibit workplace discrimination. Sadly, millions of people are affected by workplace discrimination. Many of them suffer in silence because they are afraid they will be retaliated against if they come forward.
If you are being discriminated against in your workplace, you should know that you do not have to stand up and face it alone. At Lipeles Law Group, our employment law attorneys are dedicated to helping victims of workplace discrimination find the courage to stand up for their legal rights.
At Lipeles Law Group, our attorneys have helped discrimination victims fight back against all sorts of unlawful actions. We can help you if you are suffering from workplace discrimination, such as:
State and federal laws prohibit an employer from discriminating against an employee because of his or her age. Specifically, employees over 40 are protected from being forced out or being treated differently because of their age. Examples of age discrimination in the workplace include:
It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of his or her race. Racial discrimination occurs when an employer treats an employee differently or unfavorably due to skin color, complexion, or hair texture. Examples of racial discrimination include:
It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against a worker because he or she has a physical or mental disability. California law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation for employees who have a disability. Examples of disability discrimination include:
Discriminating against someone because of their sexual orientation is a type of sex-based discrimination. Sexual orientation discrimination is a violation of California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Employers are prohibited from discriminating against an employee based on his or her sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation. Examples of sexual orientation discrimination include:
It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee based on their pregnancy status. Pregnancy discrimination takes various forms – from off-hand comments to overt behaviors. Some examples of pregnancy discrimination include:
If you are suffering from discrimination in your workplace, contact Lipeles Law Group. Let us help you fight back and protect your legal rights. No one should suffer from discrimination. We are dedicated to helping victims take action.