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Federal and State laws prohibit discrimination in the workplace based upon age, race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, disability, religion and sexual orientation. Discrimination can occur with respect to hiring practices, promotion, job assignment, promotion, compensation and termination, If you believe you were the victim of discrimination in the workplace, you should contact an experienced employment lawyer to discuss your rights.
The Murphy Law Group Has Experience Representing Victims of Discrimination
Federal and State laws prohibiting discrimination in the workplace are very complicated. The Murphy Law Group has substantial experience handling discrimination claims. We can guide you through the complicated legal process. The Murphy Law Group is dedicated to protecting and fighting for employee rights when discrimination occurs in the workplace based upon the following unlawful basis:
● Race or Ethnicity
● Disability, including failure to provide a reasonable accommodation
● Nation Origin
● Sexual Orientation
In general, discrimination claims must be filed with the appropriate administrative agency within an applicable statute of limitations. In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, employment discrimination claims are, depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding the claim, typically filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations or the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights. If you fail to file your discrimination claim within the applicable statute of limitations, your rights could be forever lost.
The Murphy Law Group Fights for Employees who Have Been the Victims of Discrimination in the Workplace
If you believe your rights have been violated, contact the Murphy Law Group to schedule an initial free consultation to discuss your potential discrimination claim. You can contact us now at 215-375-0961, by filing out our online form here or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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