Irvine Discrimination Lawyers
What's Considered Discrimination?
Discrimination generally means unequal or unfair treatment based on their race, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, or national origin. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, employers in the state of California can face lawsuits if they discriminate against any such group.
Discrimination can look different from company to company or person to person. Common examples of discrimination include firing, demoting, refusing to hire, or otherwise treating an employee or applicant unfairly. At Guardian Litigation Group, LLP, we proudly use our decades of combined legal experience to investigate, negotiate, and successfully litigate employment discrimination claims on behalf of employees from a wide range of industries.
We believe in using our extensive resources at our advanced, modernized firm to help clients defend and uphold their rights against employers who treat them unfairly. Let us take a look at your case today so we can guide you through the legal process and explain your options under the law.
Employment Discrimination Cases We Take on
Please get in touch with our compassionate legal advocates today if you need advice regarding any of the following types of employment discrimination:
- Disability Discrimination: Employers can’t discriminate against a worker due to their short or long-term physical or mental disability. Employers must also offer reasonable work accommodations for employees with disabilities so they can perform their job duties.
- Gender and Pregnancy: It is illegal for employers in California to discriminate against employees based on their gender, including their pregnancy status.
- Age Discrimination: Employees over 40 cannot be fired, demoted, or treated unfairly as a result of their age.
- Race and National Origin Discrimination: Employers who take negative employment actions against employees because of their race, color, ancestry, or national origin can face lawsuits.
Common Examples of Discrimination in the Workplace
Workers throughout Irvine and the surrounding areas turn to our firm to get help filing lawsuits for the following discriminatory actions:
- Paying a lower salary or denying health benefits due to an employee’s race, gender identity, age, or any other protected category.
- Employers or coworkers making frequent negative comments regarding racial groups and gender identity within the company.
- Poor performance reviews motivated by racial hostility.
- Firing an employee after their gender transition.
- Refusing to hire or promote a person because they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.
Request a Free Case Consultation with Our Discrimination Attorneys Today
Although it is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees, unfortunately, it continues to be a serious issue in workplaces throughout the state of California. Whether you want to file a discrimination lawsuit because your boss refuses to allow you to use the bathroom that best identifies with your gender or because you discovered younger, less qualified employees are being paid a higher salary than you, Guardian Litigation Group, LLP knows which legal strategies produce the best results in these types of cases.