Fighting For Workers Facing Discrimination
When your hard work is overshadowed by prejudicial treatment, you are left feeling emotional and frustrated. Knowing what steps to take and how to fight back is often confusing. You deserve to take action, and you do not have to do it alone.
The attorneys at Tesler & Werblood have been helping employees fight back against discrimination for more than 40 years. We take the time to listen to your story and give you a voice.
What Is Discrimination?
Discrimination is the unjust treatment of people based on personal characteristics and can take on many forms. Laws protect employees from enduring discrimination in the workplace. These laws state that employers, managers and other coworkers cannot treat a worker differently, or fire a worker, based on characteristics that are unrelated to their duties and job performance.
What Types Of Discrimination Are There?
Under the Civil Rights Act, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other laws, workers like you are protected from prejudicial and unjust treatment. There are several types of workplace discrimination including:
- National Origin
Harassment in the workplace is also against the law. This includes sexual, verbal, emotional or physical abuse.
Take Action Today
If you faced adverse treatment in the workplace based on your personal characteristics, you have the right to fight back. Discrimination laws and the steps needed to pursue a claim are complex. Call our office in Falls Church, Virginia, at 703-534-9300 to enlist a lawyer you can trust and get the process started. We look forward to fighting for your rights.