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We can say this is the modern age, but we still know that women are discriminated against in the workplace regularly. When you need a gender discrimination attorney, you can count us to be by your side.

The qualified and experienced team at the Azadian Law Group, PC is ready to step in and investigate your case. We understand that gender affects workplace decisions negatively, and we want to ensure that you are compensated if you have been discriminated against.

How do we define gender discrimination in the workplace?

We know that discrimination of all kinds permeates the workforce. One of the most prevalent kinds if discrimination is sex-based, or gender, discrimination. Over the last few years, the #MeToo movement has greatly helped to increase the public’s awareness of such discrimination and inspired many women to come forward about what they have experienced, particularly when it comes to sexual abuse and harassment.

However, gender discrimination shows up in other ways as well, including the following:

  • Unequal Pay – We know that women in this country still only make $0.80 on the dollar compared to their male coworkers, even when they have the same job, same title, and similar responsibilities. This is even more prevalent when it comes to black and Hispanic women. Respectively, their earnings compared to men are 62.5 percent and 54.4 percent less.
  • Promotions – The term “glass ceiling” refers to a certain level that women can rise to within an organization. Women are often left watching as their male coworkers are selected for promotions.
  • Positions – Even in our “modern” workforce, women are often hired for positions that seem like “women’s jobs,” and they get left out of jobs traditionally held by men.
  • Termination – When women voice concerns about this discrimination, they are often retaliated against by their employers.

Does this really happen often in the workplace?

We know that the EEOC brought over 24,000 charges against employers for gender-based discrimination.

We also want to point out that it is illegal to discriminate against a woman because she is pregnant or has recently given birth. Both state and federal law offer protections in these situations. Employers must provide 12 weeks of unpaid leave for women after they give birth, and they cannot discriminate against them when they return to work.

What happens moving forward?

If you have faced discrimination in the workplace due to your gender, you need to seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At the Azadian Law Group, PC, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to take your case and work to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve. This can include:

  • Lost wages and benefits
  • Reinstatement to your job if necessary
  • Promotion if you have been passed over
  • Court costs and legal fees
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Possible punitive damages

Our firm will never charge you any out-of-pocket costs, and we will only get paid if we are successful with your case. When you need a Pasadena gender discrimination lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 626-449-4944.

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