Workplace Discrimination & Harassment

Don’t Suffer Silently in the Workplace

State and federal laws strictly prohibit workplace discrimination and harassment. But, unfortunately, many employees in California still suffer from unfair or unequal treatment based on certain characteristics. 

At Aiman-Smith & Marcy, we represent clients who are victims of workplace discrimination and harassment. We work hard to fight for your legal rights and pursue compensation for lost pay or benefits, pain and suffering, and any other applicable damages. 

Don’t Suffer Silently in the Workplace

State and federal laws strictly prohibit workplace discrimination and harassment. But, unfortunately, many employees in California still suffer from unfair or unequal treatment based on certain characteristics. 

At Aiman-Smith & Marcy, we represent clients who are victims of workplace discrimination and harassment. We work hard to fight for your legal rights and pursue compensation for lost pay or benefits, pain and suffering, and any other applicable damages. 

What is Workplace Discrimination?

Workplace discrimination occurs when an employer takes negative action against an employee based on certain characteristics, including (but not limited to): 

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Age
  • Gender/Gender Identity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Religion
  • Disability

Many negative actions may constitute discrimination, such as doing any of the following because of one or more characteristics above: 

  • Termination
  • Forcing Resignation
  • Demotion
  • Unfavorable Transfer
  • Decrease in Payor Benefits
  • Denying Pay
  • Failing to Hire

What is Workplace Discrimination?

Workplace discrimination occurs when an employer takes negative action against an employee based on certain characteristics, including (but not limited to): 

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Age
  • Gender/Gender Identity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Religion
  • Disability

Many negative actions may constitute discrimination, such as doing any of the following because of one or more characteristics above: 

  • Termination
  • Forcing Resignation
  • Demotion
  • Unfavorable Transfer
  • Decrease in Payor Benefits
  • Denying Pay
  • Failing to Hire

What is Workplace Harassment?

Harassment is often a type of discrimination, but the two are not mutually exclusive. Workplace harassment includes any unwelcome behavior by an employer, supervisor, co-worker, or anyone else in the workplace. Harassment is often based on discrimination of certain characteristics, like those discussed above. However, harassment can occur to anyone. Some examples of harassment in the workplace include: 

  • Offensive Jokes
  • Racial or Sexual Slurs or Epithets
  • Verbal or Physical Assault
  • Threats or Intimidation
  • Personal Insults
  • Showing Objects or Photos that are Offensive

Harassment can also include other behaviors that are disruptive to the workplace.

What is Workplace Harassment?

Harassment is often a type of discrimination, but the two are not mutually exclusive. Workplace harassment includes any unwelcome behavior by an employer, supervisor, co-worker, or anyone else in the workplace. Harassment is often based on discrimination of certain characteristics, like those discussed above. However, harassment can occur to anyone. Some examples of harassment in the workplace include: 

  • Offensive Jokes
  • Racial or Sexual Slurs or Epithets
  • Verbal or Physical Assault
  • Threats or Intimidation
  • Personal Insults
  • Showing Objects or Photos that are Offensive

Harassment can also include other behaviors that are disruptive to the workplace.

Get Help with Workplace Discrimination or Harassment

If you are experiencing discrimination or harassment at work, Aiman-Smith & Marcy want to help you. Contact our labor and employment lawyer to find out how we can help you protect your rights and pursue justice. You don’t have to accept discrimination or harassment, and we can help you hold those responsible accountable. 

Get Help with Workplace Discrimination or Harassment

If you are experiencing discrimination or harassment at work, Aiman-Smith & Marcy want to help you. Contact our labor and employment lawyer to find out how we can help you protect your rights and pursue justice. You don’t have to accept discrimination or harassment, and we can help you hold those responsible accountable.