Northridge Discrimination Lawyers
Representing Victims of Workplace Discrimination in the San Fernando Valley
Workplace discrimination is against the law; both state and federal laws ban various types of discrimination. Discrimination can occur in many ways and through many actions pertaining to employment, from hiring to firing and all of the activities in between. As an employee or prospective employee, you should have as positive and safe a work environment as possible without the anxiety, embarrassment, stress, or humiliation of any type of discrimination.
If you have encountered discrimination while on the job or while pursuing employment, you should seek the legal counsel of a dedicated employment law attorney. K2 Employment Law focuses its practice on representing employees against employers who have engaged in unethical or illegal treatment, such as discriminatory behavior. Our attorneys have a wealth of experience to bring to the table in helping you seek justice and preventing unscrupulous employers from continuing their misconduct.
Reach out to a Northridge discrimination attorney at (800) 590-7674 to discuss your case today.
State & Federal Discrimination Law
Federal laws that prohibit workplace discrimination include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. State law that prohibits discrimination includes the Fair Employment Housing Act.
California law bans discrimination based on:
- Race or color
- National origin
- Age (for those over 40)
- Sexual orientation
- Medical condition
- Marital status
- Military status (or veteran status)
Discrimination can occur when applying for employment or after being hired in a variety of forms, including general harassment and sexual harassment, being passed over for a promotion, being demoted, being given the worst work shifts or work assignments, being paid less than others in a similar position while maintaining good work performance, inappropriate jokes, slurs, or other communications, and more.
Get Effective Legal from K2 Employment Law
Our firm concentrates its practice entirely on employment law, which means we deal with these types of issues on a daily basis. We only represent employees, and all of our efforts are directed towards helping you seek the justice you deserve against employers who violate the law. If you are uncertain about whether you have been subject to discrimination, you can talk to a Northridge discrimination lawyer at our firm during a free case evaluation. We can help you determine where you stand and what your legal options may be. Our firm is passionate about standing up for your legal rights and protecting your dignity in the workplace.