If you have suffered discrimination in the workplace because of your gender, you may be entitled to compensation. To find out how the law protects you from gender discrimination in the workplace, and how a Los Angeles gender discrimination lawyer can help you, call Aegis Law Firm.
If you have suffered harm because of gender discrimination in your workplace, contact the Los Angeles gender discrimination attorneys at Aegis Law Firm to fight for you. Our Los Angeles employment law lawyers offer free consultations, so call us today at (949) 379-6250 to schedule your appointment. Every person in the workplace wants to be appreciated for the skills and experience that they bring to their job. They also want their performance assessments and progression to be based on their expertise, rather than their gender.
The federal Equal Pay Act (EPA) prohibits unequal pay between men and women in the same workplace who perform jobs that require substantially equal skill, effort, and responsibility under similar working conditions. California also has its Equal Pay Act, which also prohibits unequal pay for workers of the opposite sex for substantially similar work just like the federal EPA.
California workers are also protected under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, which prohibits any form of discrimination based on a person’s sex, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.
Under California’s Equal Pay Act, substantially similar work is work that is similar in skill, effort, responsibility, and performed under similar working conditions.
However, an employer can have differences in their wages if those differences are based on one or more of the following factors:
Although gender discrimination in the workplace can be obvious, it is often more subtle and it can take different forms. Some actions that may indicate a valid case of gender discrimination include:
If you are experiencing discriminatory conduct from your employer and you are not sure if you have a legal case, you should speak to an experienced gender discrimination attorney in Los Angeles as soon as possible. Any worker in California who suffers an adverse action from an employer based on their gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation, may be entitled to damages. A Los Angeles gender discrimination lawyer will be able to assess your case and speak with you about your legal options.
If you would like to speak with an experienced Los Angeles gender discrimination attorney about your case, call Aegis Law Firm today at (949) 379-6250. Your initial consultation is free, and if we represent you, you pay no fees unless we win.