In the past, mostly females get involved gender discrimination cases. But transvestites, homosexuals, and others are now included as a protected class. Gender partiality is a major new area of legal concern. This is because of the increasing number of openly gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgenders. Many of these people are now visibly and vocally entering the workforce.
So now discrimination has skyrocketed in recent years. To protect employees, there are state and federal laws. These mandate equal access and protections in the workplace. Even with laws in place to protect them, discrimination occurs too often. Primarily, it is happening due to these individuals’ sex or gender identification.
Ehline Law Firm works to protect employees who get insulted. Many feel emotionally robbed due to their choice of who they sleep with. We also safeguard the rights of people who believe they are another gender. Even if their chromosomes and science say otherwise, they can sue based upon who they think they are. Politicians decided that genetics are irrelevant. So now these people can sue.
Also, these people are commonly known by many employers as transvestites or “gender confused.” And many companies look at them as outcasts, and bad for business. But since there is a law, now they have no choice but to hire these people or get sued. And no matter where you are, staff and offices are ready to serve you. Ehline has millions of dollars recovered for our clients. Also, we have multiple California locations. So you know our attorneys here make it happen. Learn more about your legal rights below. Then call us toll-free 24-7 at (888) 400-9721.
California Employers Are Forced to Accept LGBT and Women as a Special Class.
Businesses know they must adhere to impartiality laws for their employees. And this now includes gender identification and sex. Gender discrimination generally affects women. But now it can affect these other groups too. It has the effect of limiting their opportunities in the workplace. But this includes such things as pay raises, work schedules, promotions, etc.
Sex and gender inequality have two different meanings. However, each can suffer intolerance in the workplace. Sex refers to whether the employee is male or female. But frequently, as discussed, this type of discrimination focuses on women in the workplace.
Gender can also refer to sex, but it can also include gender identity. This individual may suffer bias in the workplace. But it is because while they are genetically male, and they identify as a female. Both of these groups are employees protected by law against prejudice in the workplace. So they got passed over for raises, benefits, or not promoted or got terminated.
Legal professionals handling cases of discrimination have found many types of injustice. So even though companies claim to treat employees equally, their actions may be different.
- Companies hire a specific amount of women as a way of showing they are fair. But the fairness ends when:
Patterns and Practices in Proving a Case.
Patterns of behavior can appear over time after the employee got hired. These include failure of pay raises and promotions. But as discussed, this behavior generally affects women in the workplace. Also, gender discrimination can take various forms. So it can include things such as a female employee hitting the proverbial glass ceiling.
Usually, this is claiming there is no room for the woman to move up within the company. And on the outside, this may seem true. But actually, men are getting promoted rather than the female gender. The female employee working for this type of company may also be unable to move to similar positions. So she holds her current job, even though there could be room to move up within the enterprise.
Male Discrimination Cases Are Rare.
More rare, but it can happen is when men can be victims of gender discrimination too. These are violations of federal and California law. But often it gets hidden in companies, and challenging with the complexities of the legislation to pursue. Forget about chances of winning without the assistance of an experienced California discrimination attorney.
One key phrase employers or superiors use when complaints of sex or gender discrimination get filed: “We cannot do that, or it would be a violation of the law.”
But this statement tells the employee there is a complete understanding of discrimination laws. The employer is admitting they must adhere to them. It does not mean they are not discriminating against an employee. It only means they know what they are doing is illegal. So it is just a bunch of mumbo-jumbo saying there is no way we would do that since it is illegal.
The law is on the employee’s side when they are a victim of a company in violation. Ehline Law Firm can assist in explaining what is necessary to bring a claim against the employer. Also, they can decide what the best course of legal action is to take. After all, the goal is compensation for the violation of the employee’s rights.
Our law firm will investigate the claim to gather relevant evidence. Also, we can assist in filing a claim with the federal EEOC. Next, we can do the same with the California Department of Fair Housing. And when our seasoned lawyers prepare the case, it may be easier to win. We take steps to make it possible to negotiate a fairer settlement for compensation. If an appropriate agreement cannot get negotiated, our attorneys are experts in litigation. So we will take your lawsuit to court to obtain the compensation you deserve.