Southern California Discrimination Lawyers

Southern California Workplace Discrimination Lawyers. Discrimination at your job is a broad term that is used to describe conduct that treats a particular person, group or class of individuals unequally and disadvantageously. Many forms of discrimination exist within the workplace and they are all illegal under California and federal law. It is important to understand that everyone has the fundamental right to work and that this right is protected. At Lauby, Mankin & Lauby LLP, we represent clients all over Southern California in their workplace discrimination cases. If you feel that you have experienced discriminatory conduct at your place of work, contact Lauby, Mankin & Lauby LLP at 888-959-8508 for a free consultation.

 

Types of Workplace Discrimination:

 

Discriminatory conduct may occur in various ways, including, but not limited to, the following:

      • Age Discrimination – Employees may not be terminated or treated adversely, solely due of their age.

    Not sure if you’ve been terminated because of your age? Read more about age discriminiation at work

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      • Racial Discrimination –  It is illegal to treat an employee differently due to their racial background or skin color

    To read more details of racial or national origin discrimination in Southern California,

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      • Disability Discrimination –   Employees with physical & mental disabilities are protected under federal and state law.

    Read more regarding disability discrimination in Southern California,

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      • Sexual Harassment – Behavior characterized by the making of unwelcome and inappropriate sexual remarks or physical advances in a workplace. Employees must be treated equally, not based on their sexual preference. Sexual harassment at work in Southern California is serious. If you feel that you have been subject to sexual harassment, click here to learn more.
      • Religious Discrimination – It is illegal in California to not hire, or terminate, an employee based on their religious beliefs.

    Learn more about religious discrimination in Southern California by

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  • National Origin Discrimination – When an employer prohibits employees from speaking their first language, or denies an employee of a promotion because of their accent, or have been teased about your culture? These are examples of National Origin Discrimination; to learn more about Southern California cultural discrimination, click here.

Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace:

Workplace harassment is offensive, intimidating conduct that targets one or more persons. Workplace harassment is illegal under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

The following discriminations are illegal in Southern California:

      • Pregnancy Discrimination –  Pregnant workers are protected and may not be fired because of pregnancy. Click here to learn more about bein  fired for being pregnant in Southern California
      • Retaliation & Whistleblower –  Employees have various rights and employers may not retaliate if the employee chooses to take a stand that is in disagreement with the employer’s position.

    If you would like to know about retaliation & whistleblower rights,

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      • 40 & Over Age Group –  This age group is known as a “Protected Class” and discrimination is prohibited (e.g., firing employee because of age).

    To learn more about your rights in the Protected Class of 40 years and older,

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  • Other – There are a few other instances of discrimination in Southern California, it’s best to speak to your attorney to discuss your potential case.

Contact Fernandez & Lauby, LLP, Southern California Employment Attorneys for a Free Consultation:

If you feel you have been discriminated against at your job, we strongly encourage you to contact an experienced and knowledgeable employment attorney in Southern California to preserve your rights and discuss your options. The attorneys at Lauby, Mankin & Lauby LLP, offer a free case review that can take place over the phone or in person at our offices. The free job discrimination consultation is confidential and there are no obligations. Fernandez & Lauby, LLP, work on a contingency basis. You don’t pay unless we resolve your case by settlement, court award, verdict or judgment. To schedule your appointment, contact Lauby, Mankin & Lauby LLP at 888-959-8508.