Employees should be judged on the basis of their job knowledge, skill in performing certain types of tasks, and other pertinent criteria. Unfortunately, many are victims of discrimination, in which employers make decisions based on age, race, gender, or other factors. This is against the law but victims may feel powerless. At the Law Office Of Mitchell A. Kline, we provide the professional legal representation you need. With over 30 years of experience, you can count on our Skokie employer discrimination attorney to act as a strong advocate on your side, taking the legal actions needed to protect your rights.
Employers are entitled to judge workers based on their job performance. However, too many base important decisions on other factors. When these include discriminatory attitudes towards certain groups of people, it can create serious problems.
Under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employment discrimination is expressly prohibited, particularly when it targets people in protected categories. This means making hiring, firing, or other important decisions based on the following:
If you face hostility or any type of adverse action in the workplace based on the above, reach out to the Law Office Of Mitchell A. Kline immediately. As an experienced Skokie employment discrimination attorney, you can count on us to take the legal actions needed to protect you and your rights.
In addition to federal laws prohibiting discrimination in the workplace, employers are also prohibited from taking certain actions against workers in protected classes under the Illinois Human Rights Act (775 ILCS 5/). This includes:
When employers engage in these or other discriminatory practices, you can count on the Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline to help you hold them accountable. We thoroughly review your case, communicate with the employer on your behalf, and will not hesitate to take your case to court if needed. In addition to obtaining a sense of justice, we can help you get compensation for lost wages and benefits, as well as for the pain and suffering you endured.
At the Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline, we protect your rights in the workplace and take the legal actions needed to prevent discrimination. To get our Skokie employment discrimination attorney on your side, call or contact our office online and request a consultation.