Get Help from a Committed Gender Discrimination Attorney
Like your coworkers, you work hard. So it’s understandable to be angry when you are paid less or treated differently because of your sex. When you lose out on workplace opportunities because of gender, it affects your financial well-being. If you are being sexually harassed, it’s emotionally distressing and sometimes even frightening. You don’t have to put up with this treatment at work.
Our gender discrimination lawyers in San Diego have successfully taken on many cases like yours. We understand the frustration and even powerlessness you may feel. It’s not fair to be denied equal treatment based on your sex or gender identity. It’s also against state and federal laws.
OUR GENDER DISCRIMINATION LAWYERS IN SAN DIEGO WILL STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS
We don’t want you to face this difficult time alone. A gender discrimination attorney from our California law firm is here to support you and give you the legal guidance you need. We know that most often, female employees are victims of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. But other workers can be subject to it as well.
No matter who faces discrimination or harassment, it’s wrong. We have extensive experience holding employers accountable when they engage in this behavior or let it take place. When you meet with us, we’ll explain the possible recourse you may have. You could get compensation through a lawsuit. You don’t have to tolerate being discriminated against or harassed for your gender. You can rely on Gilleon Law Firm to protect your interests. Call us at 800-408-2857 today to schedule a free consultation to learn more.
What is a Gender Discrimination Lawsuit?
LEARN ABOUT BRINGING A CLAIM FOR DAMAGES WHEN YOU’RE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST
All employees deserve equal pay and opportunities for equal work. And no one should be made to feel uncomfortable or be harassed because of their sex, gender identity or gender expression. When it’s happening to you, we’ll advise you about the possibility of filing a gender discrimination lawsuit, which is a legal claim to get compensation for the damages you’ve suffered.
If your employer is doing any of these things based on your sex or gender, you might have grounds for a discrimination lawsuit:
- Paying you lower wages
- Providing reduced benefits
- Not promoting you
- Not giving you raises
- Not providing equal training or mentoring opportunities
- Denying promotions
- Demoting you
- Harassing, demoting or firing you for taking pregnancy leave
- More harshly disciplining you for workplace mistakes
- Sexually harassing you
- Allowing other employees to harass you
- Otherwise threatening you or harassing you based on your sex or gender identity
Once a gender discrimination or sexual harassment attorney from our law firm learns the details of your case, we’ll counsel you about whether you may have a case. If the evidence is there, we’ll describe your options for holding the company and/or other party who discriminated against you accountable.
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When Can You Sue For Gender Discrimination?
To sue for gender discrimination, you’ll need evidence of the discrimination. Employers don’t usually openly say that they discriminate against some employees. But there are signs that can show you work for a discriminatory employer or one who allows it to happen, such as:
When promotions and opportunities are not equal between sexes
You might notice that only one sex seems to receive regular promotions, prestigious work assignments or training and mentoring opportunities. For example, it may seem as if male employees are regularly chosen for the best jobs that open up.
When harassment is allowed in the workplace
Your employer may let employees hang sexually explicit posters up or tell sex-related jokes. Or managers and supervisors themselves may harass employees by making sexual comments, engaging in unwelcome touching or even offering raises or promotions in return for sexual favors.
When pregnant women are discriminated against
If you tell your boss on a Friday that you’re pregnant and you’re fired the following week, this seems like a pretty clear case of gender discrimination. But in other cases, employers may suddenly start finding fault with a pregnant employee’s work to set them up for firing. Or employers may refuse to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees in strenuous jobs.
These are just some examples of discrimination in the workplace. Every case is different. If you think you have been a victim of it contact us today at 800-408-2857 so we can review the evidence. We offer free, confidential consultations.
What Damages Can I Ask for in a Gender Discrimination Lawsuit?
Damages you could get in a gender discrimination lawsuit include:
- Back pay for lost past earnings
- Front pay for lost future earnings
- Lost benefits including health insurance, pension, 401K and others
- Pain and suffering for emotional distress
- Punitive damages if the discrimination was especially bad
In some cases, people who were fired can get their jobs back. You might not want it back though if the work environment is too hostile.
When we take on your case, we’ll work to recover maximum damages for you. Our law firm helps people get the compensation they deserve in gender discrimination and sexual harassment cases. We want to help you, too. But there are other steps that have to be taken before you can file a lawsuit. Our gender discrimination attorney can explain those steps to you and then guide you throughout your case. Don’t hesitate to get knowledgeable legal help when you’ve been discriminated against at work.
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You need skilled legal help to have the best chance of successfully holding guilty parties accountable. Gilleon Law Firm’s experienced gender discrimination lawyers have extensive background taking on these complex cases. Schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys by calling us at 800-408-2857 today. We will stand up for you.
You Can’t Be Retaliated Against for Speaking Up
Sometimes when workers speak up about gender discrimination or sexual harassment, employers wrongfully retaliate against them. Retaliation can take many forms, from denying raises and job promotions to outright firings, as just some examples. Employers aren’t allowed to retaliate against employees who speak up about discrimination. If an employer takes retaliation measures against you for complaining of harassment or discrimination, we can help you.