Facing Pregnancy Discrimination
Our Los Angeles Employment Attorney Can Help
Each year thousands of pregnancy discrimination charges are filed with
the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other agencies. To
discriminate against a pregnant woman, whether by refusing to hire her, refusing her
a promotion, denying her benefits, or firing her, is against the law and
could be grounds to file a lawsuit. Because pregnancy discrimination is
a form of
sex discrimination, treating a woman differently because she is or may in the future become
pregnant should not be tolerated. If you have been treated unfairly or
differently from your fellow employees because you are pregnant, contact the
Los Angeles employment lawyers at Reisman & Reisman. We can provide the advocacy you need to pursue
justice for the discrimination you have faced.
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Proving Discrimination in the Work Place
Women do not acquire any special rights for becoming pregnant; however,
they are supposed to be treated equally to their fellow employees. Sometimes,
proving that you have been discriminated against is not easy. An employer
won’t always come right out and admit the true reason why you have
not received the same treatment. Luckily, there are other ways of proving
discrimination based on pregnancy.
There are numerous ways in which our attorneys can defend your claims of
Termination for requesting maternity leave or while on maternity leave
- Sudden changes in company policies or behaviors once you are pregnant
- The timing of the decision and whether it coincided with your pregnancy
- The questionable reasoning behind the employers' decision of termination
- The treatment of other employees during this time, when compared to the
Even if there was no outright confession for the reasons behind your employer’s
actions, a judge can still find them guilty of discrimination due to convincing
support and evidence compiled by our Los Angeles employment attorneys.
Reliable Litigation Backed by 15+ Years of Experience
If you have been discriminated against due to your pregnancy, do not wait
to seek the representation you need.
Contact our firm today and we can get started on your case. Our wife and husband team is available
at any time—day or night! Protect your rights with our Los Angeles