What Protections Do Women Have Against Gender Discrimination at Work?

One common reason for seeking employment law advice in San Jose, CA, is the suspicion that an employee has been unlawfully discriminated against, such as in cases of unlawful termination. Women are in a protected class, which means that it is against federal and state laws to take discriminatory actions against women solely because of this unchangeable defining characteristic. For more information about anti-discrimination laws, contact a civil rights attorney near you and watch this introductory video.

This expert discusses how the court views discrimination cases and which laws provide anti-discrimination protections. He also explains that your labor rights lawyer may file a claim on the basis of discriminatory practices in hiring, firing, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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