When an employer takes discriminatory actions against you in the workplace based on your age, race, sex, or other factors, they are breaking the law. In addition to having to reinstate you and change discriminatory work policies, they can be held liable for damages you suffer in an employment discrimination claim.
At The Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline, our Chicago employment discrimination attorneys have been representing clients in these types of cases for more than 30 years. We act as a strong legal advocate on your side, taking the actions needed to protect your rights, hold your employer accountable, and get you the compensation you deserve.
Despite the fact it is illegal and can result in harsh penalties, employment discrimination is unfortunately common. Data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) shows that close to 80,000 incidents are reported to the agency each year.
At the Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline, our Chicago employment discrimination attorneys are dedicated to protecting workers in this situation. We represent clients in cases involving discrimination in hiring or firing practices, assigning jobs or promoting workers, providing benefits or pay, and other aspects of employment based on the following:
Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, legal recourse is available to people who are discriminated against in the workplace based on the above factors. The first step is to file a workplace discrimination complaint through the EEOC. At the Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline, our Chicago employment discrimination attorneys can guide you through the process, filing the appropriate forms, providing evidence of your claims, and negotiating with your employer on your behalf to reach an amicable salutation to the problem. If the situation is not properly addressed, we can guide you in filing a civil lawsuit against them. This can force the business you work for to amend current policies and change discriminatory practices. It can also entitle you to the following:
At the Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline, we protect you against discrimination on the job and take the legal actions need to hold your employer accountable. To request a confidential consultation regarding your specific case, reach out and call or contact our Chicago employment discrimination attorneys online today.