Although our society has made progress in eliminating discrimination from the workplace, not all employers or supervisors follow discrimination laws.
Companies are sometimes negligent, both in creating anti-discrimination policies and enforcing them.
Discrimination and retaliation can occur in many forms. A company might underpay racial minority groups and groups for whom English is a second language, offering them fewer chances for advancement. A woman can suffer from a hostile work environment because of her gender or be denied a promotional opportunity. A disabled person could be denied a job because accommodations required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are not provided, or could be terminated because of a disability. A person who opposes illegal discrimination or who participates in an investigation into illegal discrimination could be retaliated against.
Workplace discrimination and retaliation are often illegal and unacceptable. The lawyers at Robaina & Kresin, PLLC are committed to fighting for the rights of our clients who have suffered discrimination or retaliation. Discrimination and retaliation can bring about direct and tangible financial effects, such as lost wages; it can also be at the root of the more subtle and emotional effects of harassment and workplace hostility. Both situations can be actionable, and you may have a right to compensation under the law. A Phoenix employment attorney at the firm has helped many people obtain justice and fair compensation for workplace discrimination and retaliation.
Illegal discrimination in Arizona is typically based on the following factors:
If you feel your employer has discriminated against you, do not accept this illegal treatment. An experienced employment discrimination attorney can fight for the rights provided by state and federal law. Contact us today at 602-682-6450 | 888-881-9890 to discuss your claim.