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Employment Discrimination Attorney

Columbus Employment Discrimination Attorneys

If you or someone close to you has been subject to unlawful employment discrimination, you may be able to seek recovery for the losses associated with your wrongful termination. With many different federal laws and state laws to navigate, filing can be complicated. At Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A., our Columbus employment discrimination attorneys can assist you in pursuing an employment discrimination claim.

What is Employment Discrimination?

Under the Ohio Revised Code 4112.02, it is unlawful “for any employer, because of the race, color, religion, sex, military status, national origin, disability, age or ancestry of any person” to discriminate in matters of employment.

In addition to Ohio anti-discrimination laws, numerous federal laws also protect individuals from being discriminated against in the workplace as a result of their: Age, race, gender, sex, disability, pregnancy, and other characteristics. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are just some examples of federal laws that protect employees against employment discrimination.

If an employee is terminated because of the above factors, or the employee’s decision was motivated by those factors, that termination is considered wrongful.

Employment Discrimination may Occur at Different Phases in the Employment Process

Employment Discrimination can occur at any phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, decisions made during the hiring process, termination process, compensation process, whether one gets a promotion or otherwise.

Employment Discrimination can also exist in many different forms, such as:

  • Inappropriate jokes or comments related to the employee’s disability, race, gender, or other protected characteristics
  • Terminating an employee based upon
  • Interfering with an employee attempting to take types of leave, such as maternity leave, disability leave, or FMLA leave
  • Failing to promote an individual due to his or her disability or age
  • Retaliating against an employee who seeks workers compensation or FMLA benefits

If you or someone close to you has experiencing any of the above employment discrimination examples, feel free to call our Worthington employment discrimination lawyers to discuss your potential claims and rights.

When employment discrimination occurs, other potential anti-discrimination claims may also apply and overlap with your claims. In addition, to file a suit for most federal employment claims, one must exhaust the administrative remedies available, which sometimes can include filing charges of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other governmental agencies. However, individuals with potential claims should be aware that time limitations may apply to their claims. Therefore, those interested in pursuing such claims should be encouraged to contact a Columbus employment discrimination attorney in a timely manner.

Our law firm has the experience and skill necessary. Our firm is experienced in working complex cases and achieving favorable and successful results. We carry a manageable case load, which allows us to pay careful attention to the details of each case and be available to discuss and work closely with our clients in achieving favorable results.

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If you believe that you have experienced any form of employment discrimination, contact Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A. to discuss your rights with a Worthington employment discrimination lawyer.

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