Los Angeles Gender Discrimination Attorneys
Protecting People of All Genders from Workplace Mistreatment
Hennig Kramer Ruiz & Singh, LLP in Los Angeles has represented numerous clients who have been victims of workplace sex and gender discrimination throughout California. If you believe that you have had your rights violated, you should document the incident(s) and follow your employer’s internal policies or procedures for making a complaint. A record of harassing or discriminatory treatment and documentation of complaints is key evidence in any claim for harassment or discrimination.
If you want to hold an employer accountable for mistreating you at work, reach out to our gender discrimination attorneys in Los Angeles at Hennig Kramer Ruiz & Singh, LLP for help.
Examples of Workplace Gender Discrimination
Gender discrimination can be overt, such as directly firing an employee simply because they are a woman. More often, however, discrimination comes in more subtle ways. Employers allow these environments, either because they want to perpetuate a specific "culture," or because they hope that workers get frustrated and quit on their own.
Gender discrimination includes the following and more:
- Disqualifying or preferring workers for promotion based on sexual identity or orientation
- Policies and procedures that benefit one gender over the other
- Allowing sexual harassment in the hopes the targeted employee will voluntarily quit
- Unequal expectations of conduct or dress based on gender
- Preferential assignments or opportunities based on gender
When to Retain a Lawyer for Discrimination
Once you begin to suspect you are experience gender discrimination, you should consult with a lawyer. However, before bringing a claim of gender discrimination to court, it is best to explore your options for resolving the matter with your company. Even if you know litigation is the only option, demonstrating you gave your company the chance to resolve the issue will strengthen your eventual case.
Gender Discrimination & Retaliation Case Settled For $500,000
An employee of a large national company was repeatedly passed over for promotions while less experienced male colleagues were given responsibilities over her. She complained to human resources, and within a couple of months was written up – for the first time in a decade – for alleged performance issues.
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