State and federal anti-discrimination laws prohibit an employer from discriminating on the basis of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, pregnancy, familial status (having children), religion or national origin. We have handled hundreds of unlawful discrimination cases, from filing a complaint to full trial, involving Title VII and the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). A discriminatory action can include: not being hired, being fired, denied training, not being promoted, being demoted, receiving less pay, etc. You can count on us to protect your civil rights.
If you win a case against an employer in Florida, you may receive:
It is a basic right for all of us to be treated fairly and with dignity. This is especially true within the business world and there are federal laws that specifically protect employees from being discriminated in all work-related areas. These laws are often referred to as Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws. The EEO laws makes it illegal for a workplace to discriminate or treat an employee unfairly based on their race, sex, religion, age, disability, and other characteristics. If you feel that you were a victim of discrimination in the workplace, then you should contact us immediately. An attorney will be able to determine if your rights were violated and will be able to make sure you are fully compensated for the unfairness you had to endure.
EEO laws include the following legislation:
EEO Laws protect employees during all work-related activities. This includes everything from the hiring/recruiting process to job evaluations and promotions. There is no justification for the mistreatment of an employee and when such an event occurs, it is important that the situation is rectified immediately. We have the experience and knowledge of the employment laws and know how to apply them to get our clients the best possible outcome. If you were treated unfairly at your workplace, do not hesitate to speak one of our attorneys.