EEO Employment Discrimination

EEO Employment Discrimination Attorneys

We Protect Federal Employees from Discrimination

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What is EEO?

Equal Employment Opportunity ensures that members of protected classes have legal rights against discrimination in their workplace.

It also protects the employee against retaliation for filing a claim.
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How we fight for you

Cases of discrimination are established by demonstrating:

You are a member of a protected class

You have satisfactory job performance

You experienced an adverse employment action

The employment action circumstances were discriminatory

Types of Discrimination

Age

Were you discriminated against due to your age? For instance, being fired in favor of younger persons

Disability

Has current or previous disability affected your employment or advancement?

Equal Pay

Men and women in “substantially equal” jobs must be given equal pay for equal work.

Genetic Information

Your employer cannot request genetic information in order make decisions about your employment.

Harassment

Are you enduring a hateful or abusive work environment due to your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, older age, disability, or genetic information?

National Origin

Your employer cannot discriminate because you are from a particular country, your ethnicity, accent, or you appear to be a specifc ethnicity.

Sex

Sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy are protected classes in workplace discrimination.

Sexual Harassment

You are protected from sexual harassment, unwelcome requests or advances, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.

Religious

Religious beliefs such as traditional, organized religions and sincerely held ethical or moral beliefs are protected.

Retaliation

The fact that you have filed an EEO claim cannot cause additional retaliatory problems. This is the most frequents form of discrimination.

Pregnancy

An employer cannot discriminate towards a pregnant employee due to pregnancy childbirth, or related medical condition.

Race or Color

Races, characteristics associated with race, and marriage to a spouse of another race cannot cause discriminatory employment actions.

Claims are Time-sensitive

Deadline: 180 days from date of discrimination

Discrimination claims are time sensitive. The longer one waits to asserts his/her rights the more likely valuable evidence will disappear or be painted over.

A Simple & Proven Process

1

Schedule a Free Consultation

Our free consultations will help you understand your options and learn how you can maximize your benefits.

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2

Hire Our Team of Professionals

Once you have hired our experienced legal team, we will immediately begin work on your case. You will feel a significant weight off your shoulders.

3

Create an Evidence-based Legal Strategy

This requires collecting the proper evidence and developing strong legal arguments to prove you have been discriminated against.

4

Find the Peace of Mind You Need

Our proven process will help you find the peace of mind you deserve. We stand up for federal employees nationwide and helped them get the results they need.

Federal Employee Resources

Our ever growing library of federal employee resources give you the knowledge you need to make smart choices about your future.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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Important EEO Terms

Make sure you understand these EEO terms to protect yourself against workplace discrimination.

EEOC

This refers to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. This entity handles enforcement of federal laws that protect employees from descrimination.

Protected Activity

This refers to the fact that federal employees are able to file claims, discuss matters with supervisors, and resist discriminatory activity without fear of retaliation from their employer.

Substantially Equal Work

Men and women must be in similar positions, with similar responsibilities when comparing pay for determining equal pay claims.

Reasonable Cause

This is the EEOC’s decision in favor of the employee’s claim of employment discrimination.