Numerous federal and state laws prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on a variety of circumstances and facts. Employment laws also protect employees from being subjected to actions and conduct that unreasonably interferes with an employee’s ability to perform job duties or work in an environment that is hostile, intimidating, or offensive.
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Gender or Sex
Discrimination takes place in all industries and is not limited to hourly or salary employees. All individuals can be subjected to employment discrimination, including employees at all levels of employment.
If you believe you have been discriminated against in the workplace for one of the above reasons or other reasons, contact our Burbank employment discrimination attorney to discuss your case. Our goal is to help you resolve the matter through the most effective, efficient manner possible, while recovering compensation for your damages and losses related to workplace discrimination.
Employers are prohibited from treating employees or applicants 40 years of age and older differently from other employees, including forcing older employees out of work or refusing to hire older individuals.
Employers cannot refuse to hire a person or treat an employee differently because of the person’s race or country of birth.
Discrimination based on ethical, religious, or moral believes is prohibited in the workplace.
Men and women are protected from being discriminated against based on their sex or gender. Also, there are laws designed to protect individuals against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender preference.
Pregnancy discrimination includes childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy and birth.
Individuals with a disability or impairment are protected from discrimination. Employers are required to make reasonable accommodations to allow employees with disabilities to complete their work duties and tasks.
The federal and Burbank, CA workplace discrimination laws also protect employees from employer retaliation and wrongful termination for discrimination complaints.
Employees are free to report employer violations of discrimination laws and participate in all administrative and court proceedings, either as a witness or the complainant. Employees are also protected if they refuse to follow orders that would result in discrimination against another employee.
Employees are protected when they request reasonable accommodations because of pregnancy, disability, or religious beliefs. They are also protected if they question an employer, supervisor, or manager about wages, benefits, and potential wage or hour violations.
Retaliation cases involve any negative action your employer takes against you because you complained of workplace discrimination. If you are unsure whether an action rises to the level of employer retaliation, contact our Burbank, CA employment discrimination attorney for a free consultation.
Terminating employment without just cause
Demoting an employee or transferring an employee to a less desirable position
Decreasing an employee’s wages or hours without reason
Making an employee’s job more difficult
Denying promotions, increases in pay, or earned bonuses and commissions
Unwarranted or increased scrutiny and monitoring
Increasing workload unreasonably
Failing to provide required training
Exclusion from required meetings
Negative performance review or referrals
If you are the victim of employment discrimination, you need experienced legal counsel. You do not need to face your employer alone. We provide the support and guidance you need as you fight for your legal rights when an employer causes you harm or damages by violating labor laws.
Contact the Law Office of Alisa Goukasian by calling 818-242-4601 to schedule a free consultation with a Burbank, CA employment discrimination attorney.