Gender Discrimination

Our Texas employment lawyer fights for victims of gender discrimination in the workplace. Although Texas follows the at-will employment doctrine, the law forbids an employer from discriminating against employees in the workplace based on an employee’s sex or gender. This includes discrimination in the hiring, firing, promoting, suspending, or disciplining of employees. Contact our Texas employment law firm today if your employer has discriminated against you because of your gender or sex.

Additionally, the law forbids an employer from retaliating against an employee who complains about or opposes gender or sex discrimination in the workplace. An employee who is terminated because of employment discrimination or workplace retaliation may have a claim against the employer for wrongful termination. You should act quickly if you have been discriminated or retaliated against in the workplace. Contact our Texas employment lawyer today if you are the victim of sex discrimination or gender discrimination in the workplace.

Title VII and the Texas Labor Code Prohibit Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Employers in Texas follow the at-will employment doctrine. The at-will doctrine means that an employer can discipline or terminate an employee for almost any reason. However, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Texas Labor Code forbid an employer from discriminating against an employee because of sex or gender. Discrimination in the workplace can take countless forms. For example, discrimination can take place in hiring, firing, promoting, suspending, and reviewing of employees. Additionally, discrimination can occur when an employer treats an employee differently, in any way, because of the employee's gender or sex.

Contact a Texas employment lawyer today if you are the victim of gender discrimination in the workplace.  Submit your case to our Texas employment law firm today to setup a consultation.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Title VII and the Texas Labor Code both prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination. The law provides that to be considered sexual harassment, the behavior must be severe and pervasive. Although a simple joke or comment may not be considered severe or pervasive, repeated sexually explicit actions are enough to bring a claim for sexual harassment against your employer.  If you are the victim of sexual harassment, contact our Texas employment lawyer today.

Additionally, depending on the situation, an employer may not be automatically liable for the sexual harassment by a co-worker. Thus, it is important to meet with an attorney if you are the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace. Contact our Texas employment law firm today if you are a victim of sexual harassment.

What about Workplace Retaliation

Both federal and state law prohibit employers from retaliating against employees who complain about sexual harassment, gender discrimination, or other forms of unlawful employment discrimination. If you have suffered from sexual harassment, gender discrimination, or any other form of unlawful discrimination, contact our Texas employment lawyer.  Submit your case today to setup a consultation with our employment law firm.

The workplace retaliation laws also protect employees who complain about the unlawful employment discrimination experienced by other employees. For example, if an employee complains that her boss is discriminating against other employees because of their race, the employee who makes the complaint is protected from retaliation.

There are often extremely short deadlines to complain about sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and workplace retaliation. Thus, it is important to contact a Texas employment lawyer immediately. Contact our Texas employment law firm today to setup a consultation to discuss your employment matter.

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