San Diego Sex Discrimination Attorney
Protecting workers from sex discrimination in the workplace has been a goal of laws dating back to the 1960s. However, at that time, the notion that was being contemplated was that women should not be treated differently in the workplace. Today, our society’s understanding of sex is broader and more nuanced, so the topic of sex may extend to a person’s sex at birth, gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. If you believe that you were discriminated against because of one of these characteristics, reach out to the San Diego employment lawyers at Browne Employment Lawyers, PLC for help. We can discuss your case during a confidential consultation.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and other recognized employment laws provide a host of rights to people that prohibit discrimination in employment related to a person’s actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Our wrongful termination attorneys can help you fight for your rights if you believe you were fired due to discrimination based on these protected characteristics. Collectively, these laws provide for workers to be free of discrimination based on these characteristics, which may include:
If you are a survivor of sexual harassment, the San Diego sexual harassment attorneys at Browne Employment Lawyers can help you fight for justice in your workplace.
If you believe that you are a victim of sex discrimination in the workplace, there are steps you can take to protect your rights, including:
We serve all over San Diego, CA, including:
Hillcrest | Old Town | Torrey Pines | Point Loma | San Ysidro | National City | East Village | Balboa Park | Rancho Peñasquitos | Clairemont | Solana Beach | Mission Valley | El Cajon | La Jolla | Bay Ho | Encinitas | University Heights | Paradise Hills | Mission Hills | Bay Park | Little Italy | Gaslamp Quarter | Bankers Hill | Normal Heights | South Park | North Park | La Mesa | Pacific Beach
Our skilled San Diego sex discrimination lawyers specialize in employment law. We can evaluate your situation, provide legal counsel, gather evidence, negotiate with your employer, and if necessary, litigate on your behalf to secure your rights and remedies.
Evidence such as emails, witness statements, performance evaluations, and other documentation can help establish your claim. Consulting an experienced sex discrimination attorney is crucial to building a strong case.
No, it’s illegal for your employer to retaliate against you for reporting sex discrimination. If you experience retaliation, you may have a separate legal claim.
Yes, there are strict time limits called statutes of limitations. These vary depending on the specific circumstances and jurisdiction. It’s essential to consult an attorney as soon as possible to ensure your rights are protected.
You deserve to be able to work and earn a living regardless of your gender identity or sexual orientation. You also deserve to work in an environment where you feel respected and valued. If you believe your employer has committed sex discrimination against you, reach out to the compassionate legal team at Browne Employment Lawyers for help. Contact us today to get started.
Notable Case Result: $225,000 – Our client was sexually harassed and discriminated against during a visit to a car dealership.
Testimonial: “Amazing and professional!! Greatly appreciate him and his team for taking the time to hear my case and find a way in order to help me for the mistreatment I have encountered. Also, very quick at responding!! We need more attorneys like you!!” – Jessica, Client