Our West Virginia labor law attorneys have the experience and resources to obtain maximum recovery on workplace discrimination cases. These can be quite complex. Workplace discrimination is typically limited to discrimination based on one’s age, sex, national origin, religion or disability. If you have been disciplined, terminated or demoted as a result of such a characteristic please call our firm immediately. Such discrimination take lead to serious emotional distress and can place an enormous strain one’s professional and family life.
Huntington Workplace Discrimination Attorneys
There are many forms of discrimination and harassment in the workplace and it may not always be overt and easily recognized. It is important to seek the assistance of a qualified employment law attorney if you have any questions. It is illegal for an employer to discipline, fire, deny training to, fail to promote, harass or refuse to hire an employee based upon his or her race, national origin, gender, or religion. If you feel that you may have been violated in any of these ways, Woelfel & Woelfel are experienced workplace discrimination lawyers who can help to explain your options and protect your legal rights regarding cases of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment or other workplace issues.
Freedom from discrimination based on age, race, gender, nationality, or religion also extend to job applicants. There is information that an employer may not seek out from a potential employee. An employer may not conduct a credit or background check of an employee or prospective employee unless the employer notifies the individual in writing and receives permission to do so. Consult with a labor law lawyer if you feel any of these rights have been compromised.
In many types of discrimination the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must first review the claim and the filing deadline is short, often no more than 180 days. Meeting with our experienced labor and employment lawyers at the earliest possibility will ensure that the opportunity for compensation and resolution isn’t lost.