CALIFORNIA DISCRIMINATION LAWYERS
Representation Against Workplace Discrimination
From our offices in Riverside, Irvine and Palm Desert, the law firm of Fernandez & Lauby LLPrepresents a diverse range of clients who have faced discrimination in the workplace. Our employment law attorneys have a proven track record of success representing clients in employment law and discrimination disputes in and out of the courtroom, in some cases recovering significant compensation and damages.
Operating in Southern California since 1998, our attorneys come from diverse legal backgrounds to offer a highly experienced and interdisciplinary approach to representation that offers a constellation of options and strategies to clients. Backed by extensive resources and a successful track record, we are ready to serve the employment law needs of clients.
Discrimination and Employment Law Attorneys
There are strict federal and state laws that prevent employers from negatively discriminating against an employee based on qualities such as race, creed, gender, religion or disability. When discrimination results in wrongful termination, unequal pay, failure to advance or other mistreatment, employees may be able to recover compensation or damages.
Our experienced employment law attorneys represent clients who feel they have been the victim of:
We work closely with our clients to understand the unique facts of your case and explore options available to pursue a positive resolution. Whether we fight against the discrimination you suffered in a courtroom or in direct negotiation with your employer, we make client satisfaction a priority in handling employment law matters.
Discrimination is a broad term that is used to describe conduct that treats a particular person, group or class of individuals unequally and disadvantageously. Numerous forms of discrimination exist within the workplace and they are all illegal under California and federal law. It is important to understand that everyone has the fundamental right to work and that this right is protected. At Fernandez & Lauby, we vigorously represent clients who have been victims of workplace discrimination and harassment. If you feel that you experienced discriminatory conduct at your place of employment, contact Fernandez & Lauby at 888-959-8508 for a free consultation.
Types of Workplace Discrimination:
Discriminatory conduct may occur in various ways, including, but not limited to, the following:
Age discrimination - employees may be terminated or treated adversely, solely due of their age
Racial discrimination - it is illegal to treat an employee differently due to their racial background or skin color
Disability discrimination - employees with disabilities are protected under federal and state law
Sexual harassment - employees must be treated equally, not based on their sexual preference
National origin discrimination
Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace:
Workplace harassment is offensive, intimidating conduct that targets one or more persons. Workplace harassment is illegal under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). The following is illegal:
Pregnancy discrimination - pregnant workers are protected and may not be fired because of pregnancy
Retaliation - employees have various rights and employers may not retaliate if the employee chooses to take a stand that is in disagreement with the employer’s position
40 and over - this age group is known as a protected class and discrimination is prohibited (e.g., firing employee because of age).
Other - ask your attorney
Contact an Inland Empire Employment Attorney for a Complimentary Consultation:
If you feel you have been discriminated against at your place of work, it is advisable to contact an experienced and knowledgeable employment attorney to preserve your rights and discuss your options. The attorneys at Fernandez & Lauby, LLP, offer a complimentary case review that can take place over the phone or in person at their offices. The consultation is confidential and there are no conditions attached. With contingency cases there are no fees unless we resolve your case by settlement, court award, verdict or judgment. To schedule your appointment, contact Fernandez & Lauby at 888-959-8508.
Experienced, Effective Representation
We provide potential clients an opportunity to meet with a lawyer free of charge to discuss your employment law or discrimination case. Contact us online or by phone at 951-321-6009 to schedule your free initial consultation.