Marital Status Discrimination Lawyer
What is Marital Status Discrimination?
Family responsibilities discrimination occurs when an employer discriminates against an employee (or an applicant) based on an employee's responsibility, real or perceived, to care for family members.
Marital Status Discrimination Requirements
EEOC - 15+ employees
CA FEHA - 5+ employees
Standard Time Limit
EEOC - 180 days to file a charge
CA FEHA - 1 to 3 years, depending on different circumstances.
Common Forms of Marital Status Discrimination
Failure to hire
Failure to promote
Unequal Pay, training, fringe benefits
Unjust suspensions, lay-offs, terminations
What Should You Do If You Have Been Discriminated Against?
If you believe that you have been discriminated against based on your national origin, you should reach out to an experienced Marital Status Discrimination Employment Law Attorney to discuss your unique situation. As you can tell, every situation is different and no one-sized-fit-all approach will work for every employee.