Workplace Discrimination in New Jersey & New York
Discrimination in the workplace is an often pervasive, yet tricky issue to recognize. This is because it comes in many different forms, some of which are much more subtle than others.
In short, discrimination is any behavior committed against an individual or a group of employees that somehow undermines or sabotages their careers. The discrimination is made based on a characteristic of the individual or group, such as race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion, national origin, or veteran status. These categories are known as protected classes. Discrimination based on one’s membership in a protected class is prohibited by laws, including the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the New York State and City Human Rights Laws, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
As a New Jersey Law Firm specializing in employment litigation we’ve worked with several cases involving workplace discrimination. These are not right and should not be tolerated. A few examples of workplace discrimination include:
- Harassment. This is the continual use of mockery, rude remarks, inappropriate questions, and slurs aimed against an individual or group.
- Passing over an individual for a promotion, despite his or her being qualified for the position, in favor of another employee because of his or her membership in one of the protected classes.
- Terminating an employee because she is pregnant.
- Delegating certain tasks to one employee or group of employees, despite their holding the same position as others who are not required to complete those tasks.
We Support Justice for Discrimination Victims
Whether you are a high-level executive or a blue-collar workers, nobody should have to face discrimination in the workplace. Unfortunately, thousands of Americans do every day. As a high-profile employment law firm, we support these workers’ fight to seek justice in their workplaces every day. No discrimination victim should feel powerless. We fight for every client’s right to a discrimination-free workplace and will give your case the dedication it needs to be successful.
Discrimination Lawyers in Princeton, New Jersey & New York
Despite the progress our society has made in the past few decades, discrimination in the workplace still occurs. If you are a victim of discrimination, you have the right to file a claim against your company and receive a settlement for your economic losses stemming from the discriminatory behavior. Contact the Sattiraju Law Firm, P.C. today to schedule your initial consultation with our firm. We are one of New York and New Jersey’s top employment law firms, with a case record that includes multiple six and seven-figure settlements for hardworking workers like you.