According to a survey, 61 percent of American workers have faced workplace discrimination, as reproted by Statista. The most common types of discrimination include discrimination based on race, age, sex, and sexual orientation, though there are half a dozen other protected traits that employers commonly use to discriminate against employees and job applicants. If you are the victim of employment discrimination, whether the perpetrator was a manager, supervisor, coworker, customer, or your employer, you can hold your employer accountable by filing a lawsuit for damages. Here at Coffman Legal, our Dayton employment discrimination attorneys can help you seek justice.
Any negative employment decision that is made because of an employee’s real or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual preference or gender identity, disabilyt, age if over 40, pregnancy status, military stuts, or genetic information is against state and federal law.
Over one million Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) workplace discrimination complaints have been filed since 2010, according to the Washington Post, and various types of employment discrimination, particularly those based on race, sex, age, sexual orientation, and religion, have increased drastically since 2016. The following are examples of illegal employment decisions, when based on a protected trait:
In addition to employment decisions, it is also unlawful to take any of the following actions against an employee because of a protected trait:
Some cases of employment discrimination are obvious, while others leave the victim wondering if they really did experience discrimination, or they just imagined it. No matter what your situation is, it is best to discuss your case with an experienced Dayton employment discrimination attorney. Here at Coffman Legal, LLC, we can help you get to the bottom of it, and file a lawsuit for damages.. Call us today at 614-949-1181 to schedule a free consultation.