Standing Up For Victims Of Gender Discrimination
Gender discrimination can take many forms:
- A woman can hit the proverbial “glass ceiling,” which prevents her from assuming a position of greater managerial responsibility within an organization.
- Women can also hit “glass walls” when they seek to make horizontal career transitions into occupations traditionally filled by men.
- Gender discrimination can manifest itself in more insidious ways, such as sexual harassment or workplace retaliation.
- Men, as well as women, can suffer the effects of gender discrimination.
All of the behaviors described above are violations of California and federal law. Obtaining justice in such cases is not always easy, however, because the laws are complex and set high standards of proof.
As experienced employment law attorneys, Schonbrun Seplow Harris Hoffman & Zeldes, LLP has succeeded on behalf of employees in numerous cases involving discrimination, wage-and-hour claims, sexual harassment and other violations of employment law.
Call 310-396-0731 to arrange for a free case evaluation.
Schonbrun Seplow Harris Hoffman & Zeldes, LLP is committed to obtaining justice for victims of all types of employment discrimination.
Obtaining Justice and Compensation for Victims of Gender Discrimination
Fortunately, the legal system provides remedies for victims of gender discrimination and other prohibited employment practices.
In your case, the attorneys at Schonbrun Seplow Harris Hoffman & Zeldes, LLP will use every legal means available to obtain justice and compensation for you.
We will investigate the circumstances, collect relevant evidence and choose the most appropriate legal venue in which to pursue your case. Usually, this will involve filing a claim with the federal EEOC or California Department of Fair Housing. Careful case preparation on our part may enable us to achieve a fair settlement through mediation. If necessary, however, we will aggressively pursue your case in court.
The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act mandate 12 weeks of unpaid medical leave for employees of many companies following the births of children. Some companies either fail to provide this time off or they find ways to discriminate against new mothers upon their return to work.
If you have suffered this type of discrimination, Schonbrun Seplow Harris Hoffman & Zeldes, LLP will provide vigorous advocacy on your behalf.
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To see whether your case qualifies for an initial consultation with Schonbrun Seplow Harris Hoffman & Zeldes, LLP, call 310-396-0731 or send us an e-mail. We will promptly let you know whether your case qualifies for a consultation with one of our lawyers.
The firm represents clients in the Los Angeles area and throughout Southern California.
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