What Laws Protect Employees from Discrimination?

Employees are protected against discrimination under federal and state legislation. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act are two of the most important of these legislation. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees based on their religious beliefs, race, national origin, colour, ancestry, mental or physical impairment, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, expression, age, sexual orientation, or military or veteran status under these laws. Discrimination against those who have a genetic predisposition to sickness is likewise unlawful in California. It is against state law to test employees for genetic markers.

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What Qualifies as Workplace Discrimination?

Recognizing workplace discrimination is the first step in taking action. Certain actions, events, attitudes, and behavior should be considered discriminatory red flags. Learning how to identify discrimination and take swift action is an important skill for any employee to possess. Discrimination is defined as any treatment of one person differently than his or her peers because of a protected class.

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–  We’ve got real case outcomes. The outcomes of our case study show what may be accomplished with hard effort and devotion. Using our resources, expertise, and understanding, our Los Angeles discrimination lawyers can fight for appropriate recompense on your behalf.

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Our Experienced Employment Attorneys fight for California employees who need aid in attaining justice. We are on the side of industrious people who are denied opportunities owing to unlawful, discriminatory, and unfair employers.


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Employees are protected by federal and state legislation. Employees who believe they have been subjected to workplace sexual harassment or discrimination may consult an employment lawsuit attorney. A lawyer can assess the situation and explain the employee’s choices. In the interim, workers should maintain precise records of any workplace harassment they encounter.

California law guarantees food and rest periods. Employees who believe they are not getting the breaks they are entitled to can see an employment dispute attorney. A lawyer may assess the matter and advise the employee on his or her choices, which may include suing. A potential claimant should read the company’s employment regulations and maintain precise records of their hours worked and breaks taken.

When you are dealing with a legal issue, you need to know that you have a qualified and experienced attorney on your side who will not stop until your case is settled in your favour. At Pacific Attorney Group, you’ll receive precisely that. We know the law and how to make it work for you after more than 70 years of combined expertise.

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