It is against the law for an employer to discriminate against an employee or potential employee based on race, gender, color, religion/creed, sexual orientation, or country of origin.
There are thousands of federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions that protect employees from discrimination. Some pieces of legislation that relate to employment include:
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Employment law can include the following:
Hostile Work Environment
It is important that you find expert legal representation if you think you have encountered discrimination in the work place. The lawyers at Tishkoff PLC are experienced in many areas of employment discrimination. Please contact us for more information.