Marital Status Discrimination
Protecting Your Rights
It is discriminatory for an employer to consider employment or provide conditions during employment on account of an employee’s marital status. In California, there are state and federal laws that protect employees from marital status discrimination. Marital status discrimination occurs if your employer harasses you or discriminates against you on the basis of whether you are single, married, divorced, widowed or even unmarried with either same sex or opposite sex partners. If you have been made a victim of marital status discrimination in the workplace, don’t hesitate to consult with top marital status discrimination attorney right away in order to be appraised of your rights under California marital status discrimination laws and how to claim damages against your erring employer. Marital status discrimination begins even from the time that you are interviewing for work. In an interview, if you are asked if you are married, plan to get married, pregnant or plan to have kids, your prospective employer may have already committed family status discrimination against you. In this case, you should seek assistance from expert marital status discrimination lawyers as soon as you can in order to file for marital status discrimination claim and obtain compensation for your damages and to right the wrong brought about by your prospective employer’s marital status discriminatory acts.
Why Seek Help from Top Marital Status Harassment Lawyers?
There are a lot of ways that you could be made a victim of marital status harassment in the workplace. It starts from the time that you are interviewing for work and can continue to happen during your employment and could even lead to your wrongful termination. If you are hired by your employer but later asked with your marital status or future family plans and your employer used this information in making decisions about your job assignment, compensation, bonuses or promotions, then your employer is committing marital status harassment against you. If you have ever been in this situation or if you are unsure if your employer might use your current or future marital status in considering your conditions for employment, then you should immediately hire The Law Offices of Farris Ain’s top employment harassment lawyers in order to protect or shield you from further marital status harassments and its effects on your career or employment. Even if your employer just uttered stereotypical declarations like; you’re driven now but I’m not so sure once you get married; single mothers are good with low level work; pregnant employees are distracted and will have a different priority once they give birth or have kids; or single employees don’t need the money compared to married ones; in any of these cases, our aggressive marital status harassment attorneys in California can immediately protect your rights against family status harassment and be able to pursue and successfully claim for you the highest compensation you deserve for all damages caused by having suffered the humiliation and economic damage of being a victim of marital status harassment. With our competent California marital status harassment law attorneys, you can be assured that discriminatory employers will not be able to escape liability for their unjust acts.
California Marital Status Harassment Laws Exist To Protect You
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, prohibits discrimination based color, national origin, race, religion and sex. On the other hand, all business, regardless of the number of employers, is subject to the application of the Equal Pay Act, which prohibits discriminatory pay practices based on sex. For these federal laws, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces Title VII and the Equal Pay Act. In any of the above federal laws, though it is not specifically mentioned that marital status discrimination is prohibited by law, it is presumed and contained specifically under sex discrimination where an employee is discriminated against or harassed because of sex, sexual preference or even marital status condition or preference. In California, every expert marital status harassment lawyer knows that harassment laws prohibit employers from discriminating against their employees on account of their marital status: for being single, being single with relations with same or opposite sex or for being married to a spouse of the same or opposite sex. If you have been made a victim of harassment, discrimination or retaliation on account of your marital status or marital preference then you can file a California marital status harassment lawsuit against your erring employer. Also, California marital harassment laws prohibit family status discrimination. This happens when an employee is discriminated against for asking early time off or filing for leave in order to attend to a sick family member or to attend a parent-teacher conference. If this happens to you, you need to seek legal advice from The Law Offices of Farris Ain’s very competent California marital status harassment law attorneys who have vast knowledge in litigating and negotiating marital status harassment lawsuits and family status discrimination claims in California.
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