There are many types of discrimination that employees allege that can occur in the workplace. Here are the most common types of discrimination, all of which are illegal:
- Discrimination based on race, creed or ethnicity
- Discrimination based on age
- Discrimination based on disability (both physical and mental)
- Discrimination based on gender or pregnancy
- Discrimination based on sexual orientation
- Discrimination based on national origin
- Discrimination based on marital status
No matter what type of discrimination your employee claims against you, our experienced team of lawyers can help you. We believe that all employers deserve fair and experienced representation in what is a serious legal matter.
Sexual Harassment Cases
Likewise, discrimination by sexual harassment is also prohibited and is one of the most common claims of harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment takes many forms: such as inappropriate comments, jokes and emails, unwanted sexual gestures, inappropriate touching and demands for sexual acts. The experienced attorneys at Branfman Mayfield Bustarde Reichenthal, LLP, can help guide you through your legal obligations to prevent and defend specious claims of sexual harassment in the workplace. In addition to the employer, the harasser may also be held personally liable to the employee for damages due to the sexual harassment.
Contact Us About Your Discrimination Case Today
If you are an employer that is faced with an employee’s claim of workplace discrimination, our firm is ready to help. Contact us online or call 858.793.8090 today for a initial phone conversation with one of our experienced lawyers to advise you of your rights and obligations.