San Jose Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawyers
Legal Protection From LGBTQ Discrimination in Los Gatos, San Francisco, and Santa Clara County
If you are searching for a San Jose sexual orientation discrimination lawyers, call 408-246-5500 for the legal protection you deserve. If you have been harassed at work because you are, or are perceived to be, gay or lesbian, you do not have to endure such treatment.
In California, it is illegal to discriminate against an employee because of his or her sexual orientation. The law protects you from being treated differently simply because of your sexual orientation. Illegal workplace actions can include:
- Unequal pay for gay or lesbian employees
- Discrimination in promotion opportunities for LGBTQ employees
- Being denied certain types of jobs or forced into the most undesirable job duties
- A hostile work environment, such as demeaning or threatening language or physical assault
You Have Rights, Get Help Now
If you have suffered from sexual orientation discrimination or harassment at work, it's important to know your rights. Call 408-246-5500 to speak directly with a San Jose employment lawyer at Jachimowicz Pointer, Attorneys at Law, Inc.. In a free initial consultation, we can explain the protections you do have under California employment law and can help you protect both your rights and your job.
Bringing an employment discrimination case is traumatic for most employees. In today's economy, few people want to risk losing their job. While the law does protect you from wrongful termination if you are fired for protecting your rights, we understand your concerns and will pursue workplace solutions to the problem of sexual orientation discrimination using negotiation and mediation when possible.
However, if your employer is not responsive to the problems you are facing, court may be your only or best option.
San Jose Employment Lawyers with Experience
We are aggressive litigators on behalf of employee victims of sexual orientation discrimination. We have extensive experience negotiating and litigating discrimination and harassment cases. In fact, our attorneys have repeatedly been named by San Jose Magazine as some of the "Top Lawyers in San Jose" in the area of employment law.
Learn more about how we can help you fight LGBT discrimination in your workplace. Contact our San Jose, California, employment law firm to schedule a consultation. In most instances, we will handle your case on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay no attorneys' fees until we achieve a successful verdict or settlement for you.