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Gender Discrimination

San Jose Gender Discrimination Attorney

Experience Sex-Based Discrimination at Work?

Do you believe that you have been discriminated against at work due to your gender or because of your sexual orientation? If so, the time to start discussing your legal options is now. While we've made great societal strides to embrace sexual and gender diversity, many employers have used their businesses to continue to harbor prejudice.

At Habbas & Associates, our skilled and award-winning San Jose gender and sexual orientation discrimination attorneys have time and time again stood with employees who have been wronged by their superiors. Over that time, we have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients and developed a robust, effective approach to ensuring that our clients' rights are vividly asserted before the law.

Are you ready to fight for the recognition you are owed by a former employer? Call our San Jose gender discrimination lawyers at (888) 387-4053 today.

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California Employment Law

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) provides sweeping protections for employees against discrimination, including instances of sexual discrimination. When most people think of these claims, they often think of women employees lacking the same opportunity as men. While this is common, FEHA covers an array of other types of discrimination, as well.

FEHA covers instances of workplace discrimination against an employee's:

  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender
  • Gender expression
  • Gender identity
  • Marital status

Matters of pregnancy are also covered under FEHA. If you or a loved one has been adversely affected at work due to their gender or sexual orientation, our firm is ready to assess your claim. Even when confronting large corporate entities, our firm is ready to bring aggressive advocacy to your claim and ensure that it is given the scrutiny it deserves.

Take action today! Fill out our online form below to request a free case evaluation with our San Jose gender and sexual orientation discrimination attorneys.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I file a gender discrimination claim in California if I am not a woman?

Yes, you can file a gender discrimination claim in California regardless of your gender. FEHA's protections are not limited to women but extend to all employees who face discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Our firm recognizes the importance of these protections and is committed to representing any employee who has been discriminated against in the workplace due to these factors.

What protections does the California Fair Employment and Housing Act offer against gender discrimination?

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) offers comprehensive protections for employees against gender discrimination. This includes discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, and marital status. FEHA ensures that all individuals are given equal opportunities and treatment in the workplace, regardless of these factors. If you've experienced such discrimination, our firm is prepared to provide the necessary advocacy and ensure your rights are upheld.

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