Victims of Sex Discrimination

Jun 26, 2020

Have you transitioned or are in the process of transitioning and fear that you might lose your job because of it? Have you been discriminated against by your employer because of your sexual orientation or identity?

According to the June 15, 2020 Supreme Court ruling Bostock vs. Clayton County, it has been ruled that to deny an individual the right to work based on their sexual orientation or gender is illegal. Additionally, the court’s majority opinion on the matter indicates that no matter your sex or gender, you are guaranteed the opportunity to work. NO employer can discriminate because of sexual orientation, and if you feel as if you are being discriminated against, the attorneys of Rastegar Law Group are here to help.

More Employment Laws That Protect You

According to Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act that protects individuals from discrimination on the basis of sex, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against individuals in “hiring, firing, and other terms and conditions of employment” such as promotions, raises, and other job opportunities because of their sex.

Furthermore, it is unlawful for an employer:

  • To fail or refuse to hire or discharge or discriminate against an individual solely because of their sex or gender.
  • To limit, segregate, or classify their employees or applicants for employment that would deprive any individual of employment opportunities or negatively affect their status as an employee because of their sex or gender.

According to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, it is illegal for businesses to discriminate because of genfer or sex while engaging in the following practices:

  • Advertising
  • Applications, screening, and interviews
  • Hiring, transferring, promoting, terminating, or separating employees
  • Working conditions, including compensation
  • Participation in a training or apprenticeship program, employee organization or union

This law applies to public and private employers, organizations, and agencies. It makes it illegal for employers to discriminate or retaliate against applicants and employees that have asserted their rights under this law. Harassment as well is prohibited in all workplaces against any employee, applicant, intern, volunteer, or contractor.

If this sounds like an experience that you have been through, Rastegar Law Group has decades of experience in fighting for those whose workplace rights have been violated. Our attorneys are determined in learning more about the rights that you are entitled to as a citizen of California and the United States. We are happy to help you through any reasonable claim pertaining to workplace rights violations. Contact us for a free and confidential consultation.

San Diego and Los Angeles Employment Attorneys

Contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Rastegar Law Group if you feel your workplace rights are being violated.

If you are in need of an employment attorney, contact Rastegar Law Group today for a free and confidential consultation. We work on a contingency basis, meaning we charge no fee until and unless we recover for you. You can contact us online or call us at (310) 961-9600.

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