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Discuss Your Employment Dispute With a Business Lawyer

employment dispute Fortunately, we have laws on the books in the United States that protect workers that have been treated unfairly by employers. This being stated, you may feel helpless if you have been fired by a company that has a powerful legal team. Certainly, trying to defend your rights as a layperson is extremely difficult to impossible. However, when you have a business lawyer by your side, you have a very good chance at success.

The business attorneys at Brown & Charbonneau are more than glad to handle employment dispute cases for clients in the Irvine area. We have been able to put together a track record of success that we are quite proud of, and we go the extra mile to maintain our reputation for the benefit of the people that we represent. Our firm can address many different issues that arise, and we will look at some of them here.

Age Discrimination

There is a phenomenon that has been permeating the business community for a number of years. Many people that have worked hard for a particular company for extended periods of time get let go because they make good salaries after receiving raises over the years. This is one type of age discrimination that is a bit subtle, but there are more direct age discrimination cases.

This can apply to people that are terminated, but age discrimination can also prevent qualified people from obtaining employment. If you feel as though you are being discriminated against purely because of your age, we can sit down with you, gain an understanding of the situation, and advise you accordingly. You can rest assured that we will vigorously advocate your interests if there is a case and you decide to go forward.

Gender Discrimination

Studies have indicated that women typically earn less money than men, even if they are doing the exact same jobs at the same level of competence. This gender discrimination can enter into the hiring process as well, and it can impact potential promotions. Though it is certainly not as common, men can sometimes experience gender discrimination as well.

This is a phenomenon that we have a great deal of familiarity with, so our doors are open if you have been treated unfairly and illegally because of your gender. You should never assume that you have no recourse, because many people that could make a strong case do not do it because they simply give up.

Racial Discrimination

Under the laws of our country, everyone should have equal employment opportunities, regardless of race. Sadly, even at this late stage of the game, there are individuals in powerful positions that do in fact bring their racial prejudices into the workplace. You can rest assured that we will do everything possible to send the right message if you have been victimized by racial discrimination as a job applicant or employee.

Sexual Orientation

Every workplace should be open to anyone that has the right qualifications and the willingness to do a good job. Sexual orientation should have nothing to do with the hiring process, and it should certainly not stand in the way of raises, promotions, and respectful treatment. We are always available to help if you are involved in a workplace dispute that stems from your sexual orientation.

The Other Side of the Coin

We have highlighted a handful of different types of discrimination cases that can be at the core of employment disputes, but there are other situations that can arise. They will be addressed in a different blog post, but we want to emphasize the fact that our representation is not confined to people that are making allegations against employers.

If you are an employer, and an employee has initiated legal actions against you, a business lawyer can gain an understanding of the case and advocate for you. The business attorneys at our firm are available to members of the business community that are involved in employment disputes.

Schedule a Consultation Today!

In many instances, a person will know for sure that they have a legal case when they are involved in an employment dispute. At other times, someone that has been victimized is not so sure that they will be able to prove that laws have been violated.

We strongly urge you to schedule a consultation so we can find out what happened and let you know if you are on solid legal ground or not. To do just that, give us a call at 714-406-4610, or send us a message through our contact page.