Both the State of California and the federal government have careful laws in place that are designed to protect employees against discrimination – and against retaliation for calling out discrimination. While these protections are robust, bringing a successful claim is challenging, which makes working closely with an experienced San Francisco workplace discrimination attorney an excellent plan.
California’s workplace discrimination laws flow from the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), which applies to all private and public employers, employment agencies, and labor organizations. These regulations apply across all business practices, including the following:
California’s workplace discrimination laws protect employees from unlawful discrimination and harassment based on any of the following – whether they be actual or perceived:
California law affords legal remedies to employees who are discriminated against or who are harassed as a result of being a member of a protected class. Depending upon the circumstances, legal relief can include:
In order to bring a successful workplace discrimination claim in California, it must be filed within three years of the last occurrence of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.
When an employee is harassed or discriminated against at work, it leaves them in the difficult position of being mistreated – while also fearing that doing something about it could lead to career-damaging retaliation. The State of California addresses this by having strong workplace discrimination laws in place, and the formidable San Francisco workplace discrimination attorneys at Minnis & Smallets harness the full force of their imposing experience, resources, and legal insight in pursuit of advantageous outcomes for all their valued clients.
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