Answers To Your Questions About Workplace Discrimination
At Mendez Isaac Joudi, PLLC, our attorneys are deeply committed to fighting for the rights of individuals who have faced discrimination in the workplace. We understand that workplace discrimination can be emotionally challenging and professionally detrimental.
Our experienced employment law attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience. We are proud to serve the El Paso community by providing professional and compassionate legal representation. We firmly believe in being the voice for those who cannot fight for themselves after they have endured illegal workplace practices.
Understanding Workplace Discrimination
Workplace discrimination can manifest in various forms, from unfair treatment based on race, gender, age, religion, disability or other protected characteristics to harassment and retaliation. If you believe you have experienced discrimination, knowing your rights and the steps you can take to seek justice is essential.
Common Questions About Workplace Discrimination
We recognize that you may have many questions about workplace discrimination. Here are answers to some of the questions we frequently encounter:
What are the types of discrimination?
Workplace discrimination can take many forms, including but not limited to racial discrimination, gender discrimination, age discrimination, disability discrimination, religious discrimination and pregnancy discrimination. Each type involves unfair treatment based on a protected characteristic.
What evidence do I need to prove my employer discriminated?
You may need evidence such as emails, witnesses, performance reviews or documentation of discriminatory incidents to establish a workplace discrimination claim. An experienced attorney can help you gather and present this evidence effectively.
What is the process for filing a workplace discrimination claim?
Filing a workplace discrimination claim typically involves reporting the discrimination internally to your employer and then filing a complaint with a relevant government agency, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). An attorney can guide you through this process.
How long do I have to file a workplace discrimination claim?
The time frame for filing a workplace discrimination claim varies by state and type of discrimination. It’s essential to consult an attorney promptly, as there are strict deadlines for taking legal action.
Is workplace discrimination hard to prove?
Proving workplace discrimination can be challenging, but with the right evidence and legal support, it’s possible to build a strong case. Our experienced attorneys have a track record of successfully advocating for victims of workplace discrimination.
Talk To Our Team
If you’ve experienced workplace discrimination and have questions or need legal assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact the lawyers at MIJ, for a free consultation. We are dedicated to helping El Paso, New Mexico and West Texas individuals fight for their rights and hold discriminatory employers accountable.