Title VII Lawyer in Los Angeles
protections against employment discrimination are set forth generally
under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). Title
VII prohibits employers from discriminating against covered employees
because of that employee's race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
The provisions of Title VII only apply to
employers who employee 15 or more employees. Therefore, if you
work for a smaller employer, you would not be entitled to the protections
provided by Title VII. Please note, however, that California's Fair
Employment and Housing Act prohibits the same type of discrimination
as Title VII, and
applies to employers who only employee 5 or more employees (For sexual
harassment claims, FEHA applies to employers who only employ one or more
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||25 Years Experience
Mr. Johnston has been a lawyer for more than 25 years, and has extensive
experience handling workplace discrimination claims. If you believe you have been harassed or discriminated against on the basis of Age,
Ancestry, Color, Religious Creed, Denial of Family and Medical Care Leave,
Disability, Marital Status, Medical
Condition , National Origin, Race, Religion,
Sex, and Sexual Orientation, we invite
you to contact our office and make an appointment to speak with attorney
Johnston about your case.
Not Used Often in California
Unlike many other states, California
provides it own statutory protection to employees that in most cases
exceeds the protection provided by Title VII and other federal
statutes. That is why attorneys in California who represent
employees usually file discrimination claims under the California
Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), rather than Title VII. calendar year.
The above information is provided as a courtesy of The
Johnston Law Firm, and constitutes only a brief summary of some general
employment law, discrimination issues and related legal rights under California law.
it does not constitute legal advice, and you should contact an attorney to
discuss any specific employment issue you may have. For further questions,
please contact our office on the forms provided.
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