Being discriminated against in the workplace leaves employees at a serious disadvantage that is not only challenging to them personally but is also against the law. Employee rights are important for promoting fair workplaces and supporting employees in the process. Alameda discrimination lawyers have the experience, drive, and compassion to skillfully fight for the rights of employees who’ve been discriminated against in the workplace.
The State of California takes the matter of discrimination on the job very seriously, and as such, it has exacting laws in place that are intended to protect the legal rights of all employees. These include:
Discrimination can be quite subtle, or it can be overt, but a common mechanism of discrimination is the implementation of wage discrepancies. When an employee doesn’t receive fair pay due to his or her gender, race, or anything else, it is discriminatory.
In California, discrimination protections are predicated on the protected characteristic – or the protected class – of specific job applicants and current employees. These job applicants and current employees cannot be discriminated against in relation to these protected characteristics or classes, which include:
Discrimination in the workplace is an ugly practice that should never be tolerated.
It can be exceptionally difficult to prove discrimination in the workplace, but the results of this type of discrimination tend to be painfully obvious to the employees who experience it. Discrimination lawyers make it their business to engage in all the following critical tasks to help their clients prevail against discrimination on the job:
The savvy Alameda discrimination lawyers at Minnis & Smallets in Alameda recognize the damage that discrimination on the job can cause and dedicate their impressive practice to skillfully advocating for the legal rights of those clients who’ve been discriminated against. Our seasoned legal team champions employee rights and can be reached for more information here.
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