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 laws against workplace discrimination 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.