Employment decisions including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits are supposed to be based on the employee’s performance. That does not hold true in various cases, where the employer makes these decisions based on bias. This is not only unfair, but against the law.
Types of discrimination
- Race, Color and National Origin Discrimination
- Sexual Discrimination
- Age Discrimination
- Disability Discrimination
- Religious Discrimination
- Marital Status Discrimination
- Gender Discrimination
- Pregnancy Discrimination
- Citizenship Status Discrimination
Discrimination Laws in Florida
Federal and Florida State laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, provide strong legal rights to people who are discriminated at workplace.
Under Title VII, employees who have undergone discrimination may be entitled to:
- Job reinstatement and promotion;
- Wage recovery and other job-related losses;
- Financial damages;
- Injunctive relief (a company is forced to amend its policies for the purpose of stopping discrimination); and/or
How can we help you?
With 22 years of experience as a lawyer, Robert Michael is a discrimination lawyer who deals with a variety of cases such as handling employee discrimination claims and harassment. In addition to these services, Robert Michael also handles personal injury cases. The Robert Michael Law Firm can help you if you have been fired or suspended from your job. To schedule a free consultation and get clarity about your legal rights and remedies, contact The Robert Michael Law Firm.