Common Types of Discrimination in the Workplace
Discrimination and harassment in the workplace are all too common problems. While shining a light on these issues can be difficult, especially for anyone on the receiving end of workplace discrimination, only by speaking up, bringing charges to bear if necessary, and standing up to this type of treatment can we stop it and discourage others from engaging in it.
Types of Workplace Discrimination
- Racial Discrimination: Discrimination based on immutable racial differences.
- Pregnancy Discrimination: Discrimination based on pregnancy or even the ability to become pregnant.
- Disability Discrimination: Discrimination based on disability, particularly when a given disability does not impair one in the performance of one”s duties.
- Age Discrimination: Discrimination based on age when age does not affect job performance.
- Gender Discrimination: Discrimination based solely on gender.
- Sexual Orientation Discrimination: Discrimination based on perceived or actual sexual orientation.
- Parental Discrimination: Discrimination based on whether or not a person is a parent, how they choose to parent, or whether they adhere to traditional parental roles.
- Religious Discrimination: Discrimination based on religious affiliation, belief, or lack thereof is religious discrimination.
How a Southern California Work Harassment Lawyer Can Help
If you are facing discrimination or harassment in your place of work, consulting a discrimination lawyer in Southern California may be your best option. Short of bringing actual charges against a boss or supervisor, an attorney can notify the leadership of your place of employment and inform them that further harassment or discrimination will not be tolerated.
Representatives of the Brockmeier Law Group may meet with your employer, boss, or supervisors to determine how best to move forward. Your attorney will make it clear that even if a specific type of harassment or discrimination is not technically illegal, it may still constitute a hostile work environment, which could open them up to civil litigation.
Have a leading Southern California Discrimination Law Firm on Your Side
Hopefully, your case will not need to go to court. However, should the need arise to represent you before a judge, the Brockmeier Law Group will deliver the legal recourse you need.
Get in touch with the harassment and work discrimination law experts at Brockmeier Law Group today to learn more.
Give Brockmeier Law Group a call at 310-425-3431.