Attorneys Standing Up Against Employment Discrimination
Our employment law attorneys can help when you feel you are being treated unfairly and being discriminated against in the workplace through:
- Racial discrimination
- Discrimination on the basis of religion
- Unfair treatment over gender or sexual orientation
State and federal laws spell out rules and regulations for employers. Business owners must follow these laws, such as the equal pay act. If you believe your employee rights have been violated or if believe you have been discriminated against by your employer, call us to schedule a consultation. If you believe that you have been paid improperly or if you’re owed money from a current or past employer, we can help.
What Types Of Employment Discrimination Are There?
When you accept an employment position, you do so to provide for yourself and your family. While many people love what they do, and they work hard to build a career, most people work to earn a living. Unfortunately, sometimes things go sideways at work. Whether your co-workers are harassing you or if you’re being unfairly skipped over for a promotion, there may be multiple reasons to speak with an attorney who works with employment discrimination cases such as the following.
Our attorneys help clients throughout King County when employers have illegally discriminated against them due to age. If you believe you were let go because you are over 40 or if you feel your employee rights have been violated simply due to your age, call our law firm now.
The state of Washington and the entire United States of America have strict rules about race and skin color discrimination within the workplace. Our employment law attorneys fight to protect the rights of employees. If you have faced race discrimination within the workplace, please call us now.
Gender And Sexual Orientation Discrimination At Work
If you have been passed up for a promotion or if you’re being harassed at work due to your sex or sexual orientation, it is time to speak up. You have rights, not only as an employee but also simply as a human being. No one should be harassed, ridiculed or discriminated against due to their sexual orientation or sex. Our law firm fights for employee rights. We aim to protect your right to work without being discriminated against.
Regardless of what religion you practice, your employer is not allowed to discriminate against you. If you believe you are being discriminated against, or if you are currently being harassed at work over your religious practices or beliefs, please call us right away. The state of Washington enforces strict laws that are put in place to protect freedom of religion and employee rights.
What Can Employment Law Attorneys Do To Fight For My Right To Freedom From Discrimination At Work?
Our employment lawyers can help employees fight for their financial and civil rights. Your employer cannot fire you, lay you off or treat you differently simply because of your age, race, religious beliefs, sex or sexual orientation. Our attorneys have over 90 years of combined experience. From offices on Mercer Island, we serve the entire King County area.
If you feel that your rights have been violated in the workplace through discrimination, please call us right away. Whether your employer is directly discriminating against you or if they are failing to protect you from harassment from coworkers, we can help. You have rights, and we can help to legally enforce those rights.
Workplace Discrimination FAQs
If you’ve been wronged in the workplace and you’re ready to fight for your employee rights, we’re here for you. Throughout our website, you will find information about the types of cases of employment law attorneys represent. Review the questions and answers below or contact us to discuss your questions.
How do I file a workplace discrimination complaint in the state of Washington?
The state of Washington has straightforward procedures for filing a workplace discrimination complaint. In addition, The Washington State Human Rights Commission offers information about how you can protect your rights as an employee. However, before you file a lawsuit or a complaint, you may want to speak with an employment law attorney in King County, Washington. Call our law firm and allow us to advise you of your legal options if you have experienced discrimination on the job.
Can I keep my job after filing a workplace discrimination complaint in King County, Washington?
You cannot be fired in the state of Washington as retaliation for filing a workplace discrimination complaint or lawsuit. You have rights as an employee, and you deserve to be treated with respect and fairness.