California has strict laws against workplace discrimination. These laws are in many ways more protective than federal anti-discrimination laws. Employers may not discriminate against their employees because of any of the following:
Employers who violate California workplace anti-discrimination laws may be liable for back wages, future wages, emotional distress damages, interest, attorney fees, and punitive damages. Indeed, some workplace discrimination cases have resulted in multi-million-dollar verdicts. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination at work, call our office for a free, confidential case review.