Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawyer

What is Sexual Orientation Discrimination?

Sexual orientation discrimination occurs when an employer treats an employee (or applicant) unfavorably because of that person’s sexual orientation or their perceived sexual orientation.

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Requirements

Employer Size

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 Sexual Orientation 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 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.





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