Discrimination Attorneys in Houston
Helping Clients Assert Their Rights When They’ve Been Mistreated
In discrimination law, there are very short time limits to bring a complaint to the attention of the EEOC and to file suit. Discrimination is about control; trying to belittle or push employees down based upon improper and illegal reasons.
There is no place in the workplace for this kind of activity. It keeps employees from doing what gives them purpose in life, from feeling motivated and good about their work. It causes employees to lose morale, and productivity to go down which puts the entire company and all employees and their families at risk.
If you’re a victim of unlawful mistreatment in the workplace, contact the discrimination attorneys in Houston at Peckham Martin PLLC. Reach out to them online or call (713) 766-0051 to arrange a free initial consultation.
Protected Classes Are Safeguarded from Discrimination
Federal and Texas employment laws afford employees protection from several main types of discrimination:
- Age discrimination (40 or older)
- Sex discrimination
- Gender discrimination
- Pregnancy discrimination
- Race and color discrimination
- National origin discrimination
- Religious discrimination
- Disability discrimination
- Transgender status
- Sexual orientation
- Discrimination against membership in the armed services
- Discrimination based upon genetic information
What Makes a Strong Discrimination Case?
A strong discrimination case generally includes proof that the employer did not take adverse action against an employee – such as termination or demotion – because of performance, but instead chose to do so on the basis of someone’s actual or perceived association with a protected class.
If those comments come from co-workers, it may or may not mean the employer had discriminated. However, if the supervisor or decision-maker makes racial comments or improper comments due to the protected class, it could be a strong case.
If you believe you were a victim of discrimination at work, reach out to Peckham Martin PLLC online for help.
Our discrimination attorneys in Houston have fought for clients across the Southern and Southwestern United States in coordination with our peers in the legal profession. We understand the experiencing discrimination at work is a confusing situation with complex emotions attached to it, but we’ll stand beside you to help you navigate your claim and fight for fair and just compensation.
Take advantage of our free initial consultation by asking how you can arrange yours when you reach out to us online for assistance.
“I strongly recommend this firm to anyone needing someone on their side when it counts the most.”- Ginger H.
Whether you are an individual or a lawyer in need of legal representation, we are here to help you with your case throughout the Southwest and beyond.