DO YOU NEED A JOB DISCRIMINATION LAWYER IN BAKERSFIELD ?
Have you SUFFERED DISCRIMINATION in the workplace — just because of who you are ( AGE, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION )?
Are you being treated differently based on your sex, age, race, or another factor?
Federal laws protect employees from job discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or military status. Such laws generally forbid discrimination “in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.” If you are suffering from discrimination in Bakersfield you need an employment lawyer on your side. Call Stephen Danz & Associates, your Bakersfield Employment Lawyer, today 877-789-9707
DO YOU NEED A WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION ATTORNEY IN BAKERSFIELD?
- Have you discovered illegal activity at your company?
- Has your employer punished you because you reported this wrongdoing?
- Are your company’s executives cheating shareholders through fake accounting or cheating the U.S. government via double-billing, over-charging, or improper billing or coding?
- Do you know of bribes being paid to foreign officials by US companies that are not suffering the consequences of being fired?
- Is your career now on the line because you ‘blew the whistle’ at your job?
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is protected by laws against discrimination at work?
Who is protected by laws against discrimination?
Discrimination statutes vary widely across jurisdictions but they may protect individuals based on their membership in the following classes: Race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military status, ancestry, marital status, physical appearance, genetic status, family responsibilities, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
Some of these protections are evolving. As an example, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 explicitly covers race, color, religion, sex, and national origin — but it has been interpreted to prohibit discrimination against employees because of their ancestry, culture, and linguistic characteristics as well as sexual orientation and gender identity.
What can a victim of discrimination recover?
If you have suffered illegal discrimination at work, you may be entitled to receive:
- Back pay for lost wages
- Front pay for future lost wages
- Compensatory damages
- Punitive damages
- Litigation costs and attorney fees
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