When you face discrimination in the workplace, it can have a big impact on your livelihood, your mental health, and your overall well-being. You deserve a safe and healthy place to work. Sadly, discrimination occurs in the workplace every day in California. If you’ve experienced discrimination at work, a California employment discrimination lawyer can help. RD Law Group can work to gather the evidence you need to build a strong case and fight for the compensation you deserve.
There are many different types of employment discrimination claims. Some common examples include discrimination based on race, gender, age, and disability. Discrimination can also occur if an employee is pregnant or has a medical condition. Just some of the employment discrimination claims we handle are as follows:
Employee discrimination is illegal under state and federal law. Reach out to us for help. With the right legal guidance, you can hold your employer accountable and get the justice you deserve.
If you think you are being discriminated against, you should discuss it with your employer first. Schedule a meeting with your employer and document your conversation. Send an email, so you have documentation of your attempt to fix the problem.
You can take certain steps to try to fix the problem yourself, such as speaking with a supervisor, asking advice from HR, or trying to communicate directly with the person inflicting the discrimination.
If your efforts are not successful and you still feel you are working in a hostile work environment, it may be time to call an experienced California employment discrimination lawyer at RD Law Group for help.
Whatever violations you are experiencing at work, please remember to try to collect as much evidence as possible. This will help prove your claim.
Here are a few ways to gather evidence that can be helpful in pursuing a claim.
First, it can be helpful to keep a record of any instances of discriminatory behavior that you experience. This can include making notes about when and where the incidents occurred, who was involved, and what happened. If possible, it can be helpful to get witnesses or other employees who may have witnessed the behavior to provide statements or affidavits.
Second, gathering documents as evidence can be helpful in supporting your case. This can include:
If you have been the victim of discrimination on the job, it is important to know that you have legal rights and options. An experienced employment discrimination lawyer can review your case and help you determine the best course of action.
It can happen at any time during the hiring process as well as during the life of your employment. Some signs of discrimination at work include:
Our Los Angeles employment attorneys can help you sort through the evidence and, based on the type of discrimination, file a claim on your behalf. We’ll help you understand your rights and options to make the best decision for you.
Employment discrimination is any action taken by an employer that treats employees or job applicants differently based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Discrimination can occur in the hiring process, in the terms and conditions of employment, or in how an employee is fired or laid off.
Examples of employment discrimination include refusing to hire someone because of their race or ethnicity, paying a white employee more than a non-white employee for doing the same job, or refusing to promote an employee because of their sex.
Employment discrimination can also occur when an employer sets different standards for employees of different races or genders or when an employer harasses or retaliates against an employee because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.
Employment discrimination can have a number of negative consequences for both employees and employers. Employees who are victims of discrimination may suffer from lowered job satisfaction and job performance and may even lose their jobs.
Employers who engage in discrimination can face lawsuits from employees, as well as damage to their reputation and business.
If you believe that you have been a victim of employment discrimination, you can file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC is a federal agency that investigates complaints of employment discrimination and works to stop discriminatory practices. You may also file a discrimination claim with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
You can also contact a top-rated employment discrimination lawyer at RD Law Group who specializes in employment discrimination law.
If you think your employer has discriminated against you, discuss your situation with one of our employment attorneys for free. Our office hours are Mon – Fri 8:30 am – 5:30 pm. If you contact us after regular business hours, we will contact you back immediately the next day.
Our free claim evaluation can be done virtually online or over the phone. All documents and retainer agreements can be done via DocuSign, and all appointments can be made via Facetime, Zoom, or over the phone. We want to make it as easy as possible to work with us, so we offer many ways of communication, in person or remotely. All cases are handled on a contingent fee basis.
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