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San Francisco Marital Status Discrimination Attorney

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Discrimination still happens in all of the present-day career fields. With the vast jumps in human rights and the implementation of anti-discrimination laws, some might think discrimination in our society would be limited and diminishing. However, there were over 84 thousand claims filed with The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) for workplace discrimination in 2017 alone. Marital Status is one of a select group of protected classes under California law. If you feel your employer has treated you unfavorably because of your marital status, contact JML Law to speak with a Marital Status Discrimination Attorney. Contact our offices in San Francisco at 818-610-8800 for a free consultation. Let our firm inform you of your rights and what legal actions you have available to take.

Marital Status Discrimination

Marital status pertains to employees that are single, married, divorced, widowed, separated or with a domestic partner. Marital discrimination happens when an employer unfairly treats an employee because of their marital status. For example, if a woman applies for a job in a predominately male office and the employer decides not to hire her after learning she is married. There are federal and state laws that protect employees from marital discrimination and apply strict repercussions for any employer found guilty of violating these laws.

Federal laws that protect workers from discrimination are The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, The Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and The Americans with Disabilities Act. California, however, has its own protections for employees under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, which is more strict.
Federal law makes it illegal to discriminate, in any State, because of:
● Race
● Color
● National origin
● Religion
● Sex (including pregnancy)
● Disability
● Discrimination against those 40 years old and older
● Citizenship status
California state law also forbids discrimination because of:
● Disability (Physical or mental)
● Marital status
● Sexual orientation
● Gender identity and gender expression
● AIDS/HIV
● Political activities or affiliations
● Military or veteran status, and
● Status as a victim of domestic violence, assault, or stalking.

Why Seek Legal Representation

Filing a claim against your employer because of marital discrimination is a complicated process. It is always best to consult with legal represention about how to proceed and whether or not you have the grounds for a claim. Having the proper legal representation can ensure that your rights are enforced. Employers are legally not allowed to take adverse action towards you or retaliate against you in any way for reporting unlawful conduct. JML Law in San Francisco has decades of experience protecting the rights of our clients and vast knowledge of the legal system. Consult with one of our Marital Status Discrimination attorneys. Our clients are always taken on with confidentiality and compassion. We ensure our clients have the best possible legal representation for each unique case. Let our attorneys assure you that we will fight to make sure your rights are not being trampled on and you get the max possible compensation owed to you by law. Call our offices today in San Francisco at 818-610-8800 or click here to request a free consulation.

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Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident,

give us a call at 818-610-8800 or send us an email to schedule a free initial consultation. There is no risk to meet with us. We get paid only if we win your claim.

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Our Los Angeles car accident law firm accepts cases on referral from other lawyers throughout California. To schedule a free initial consultation, call our office at 818-610-8800 or send us an email.

Orange County Office

2400 E Katella Avenue, Suite 440
Anaheim, CA 92806
Phone: 714-598-1994
Fax: 714-456-9179

Los Angeles Office

5855 Topanga Cyn Blvd, Suite 300
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: 818-610-8800
Fax: 818-610-3030

21052 Oxnard Street
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA 91367

Bay Area Office

1 Sansome Street, Suite 720
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-692-3462