Discrimination in the workplace – based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity – is unlawful. Too many employers, however, do not fully understand the consequence of employment discrimination even after a lawsuit is filed against them. If you are served with a complaint based on employment discrimination, you must retain attorneys with experience and knowledge to defend you and your business. Contact Lee Law Offices today to learn more about how our firm can protect you.
Los Angeles, California Discrimination Defense Attorney
In today’s workplace, businesses are more frequently facing unwarranted accusations of discrimination in the workplace. In California, the law is designed to provide greater protection for employees. As a result, even frivolous claims of discrimination can force employers to close their businesses. If your business is facing an allegation of discrimination in the workplace, you need a Los Angeles County, California employment attorney who is experienced in tactically putting such allegations to rest with minimal liability.
Protections Afforded to Employees in California
The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) provides employees with protections that go beyond protections offered at the federal level on the basis of any of the following protected characteristics:
- Age (40 and over)
- Race or color
- Ancestry or national origin
- Genetic information
- Disability (mental or physical)
- Marital status
- Sex, gender (includes pregnancy, breastfeeding, childbirth or any other pregnancy-related medical condition)
- Sexual orientation
- Gender identity or “gender expression”
- Medical condition
- Military or veteran status
Defending Employers Against Unwarranted Allegations of Discrimination
Though employees are afforded many protections under both state and federal law against acts of discrimination or harassment, that does not mean you as the employer have a losing chance. Having a competent Los Angeles, California discrimination defense attorney on your side can determine the entire outcome of your case. For over a decade, Lee Law Offices has successfully obtained trial verdicts in favor of our employer clients and dismantled hundreds of unfounded accusations of discrimination. If you have yet to face an accusation of discrimination, our firm can help you implement rules and practices to prevent and defend against such accusations.
Contact a Los Angeles, California Discrimination Defense Attorney
When you are under attack by frivolous and unfounded accusations of workplace discrimination it can feel like the law is constantly working against you. The good news, every story has more than one side and our legal team has the experience and skill to utilize and apply the law in your favor. For over a decade our firm has fought on behalf of countless employers facing these accusations and we are prepared to fight for you. Contact Lee Law Offices today to schedule your initial consultation with our firm.