The Law Office of Cyrus Mor represents employees who have been subjected to discrimination by their employers. If you feel as though you may have been discriminated against, you should contact our discrimination lawyer as soon as possible.
At the Law Office of Cyrus Mor, we provide our clients with aggressive representation in the event that they have been the victim of discrimination. We take all of our cases on a contingency basis. This means that you will not pay any legal fees unless we win your case.
Federal and State laws prohibit employers from discriminating against employees. The following are some examples of workplace discrimination which are considered illegal;
Both State and Federal law prohibit employers from discriminating against an employee due to a disability. Under Federal law, the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA) mandates that an employee’s disability needs to substantially limit a major life activity in order to meet the ADA’s standard for a qualified disability. On the other hand, in California, under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the employee’s disability only needs to be limit in a major life activity to meet the standard. Thus, the standard of disability discrimination is generally much easier to meet under California law.
When an employee is found to have a disability, the employer has an obligation to provide a reasonable accommodation to the employee. Generally, reasonable accommodation requires the employer to provide a means for the employee to continue employment despite the existence of the disability, which can sometimes require changes to the nature of the employee’s job duties or assigned tasks. It is important to note that the accommodation must be requested by the employee and it must be feasible for the employer to implement under the circumstances.
Discrimination based on gender is considered illegal under State and Federal Law. Employers are generally prohibited from treating an employee differently simply because they are a male or a female.
Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, employers are prohibited from treating an employee differently solely on the basis of gender. Similarly, the Equal Pay Act was established to ensure that employers are providing appropriate and fair compensation to employees, regardless of the employee’s gender. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces Title VII and other Federal laws to ensure that both men and women are being treated equally in the workplace.
If you feel as though your employer is treating you different because of your gender, it is imperative that you contact a gender discrimination attorney at the Law Office of Cyrus Mor as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation for being subjected to this treatment.
Employers are prohibited from discriminating against an employee on the basis of pregnancy or related medical conditions under both Federal and State laws. Employers are required to provide reasonable accommodation to employees who become pregnant. As pregnancies progress, employees are sometimes unable to perform all of the tasks which they completed prior to becoming pregnant. In this case, it would be considered illegal for an employer to terminate the employee solely on the basis of the pregnancy.
In California, under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), employers are required to provide employees who become pregnant an unpaid maternity leave of absence of no longer than four months in duration.
If you have faced discrimination in the workplace, you should contact our discrimination lawyer at the Law office of Cyrus Mor . We will fight for your rights and work endlessly until you get the compensation you deserve.