Chicago Employment Law

Employment Law

When you are working in an office environment, it is important for you to be treated with respect, dignity and kindness. All too often, this is not the case in offices around the country. Racial slurs and sexual jokes often occur in the workplace environment. A person who is the subject of these racial slurs and sexual jokes has every right to file a lawsuit for discrimination against an employer. If you feel like you have been the victim of discrimination at your workplace, then you can meet with a Chicago employment lawyer to discuss the filing of your claim.

There are also other types of discrimination that you can experience in the workplace. Perhaps you feel like you were denied for a promotion due to your age or religious beliefs. Maybe you believe that you were not hired for a job due to your sexual orientation. Maybe you have not received a raise in your office due to your age. These are all valid examples of discrimination that can occur in the workplace. A discrimination lawyer will take a close look at the facts in your case to determine whether you can file a valid discrimination claim.

Maybe you have not received all of the wages that you are owed. In a recession, it is not uncommon for businesses to with-hold paychecks from employees. This is unconstitutional, and it reduces your work to slave labor. You deserve to have immediate access to the funds that an employer has promised to you. You can work with an employment lawyer to determine the amount of funds that you are entitled to receive. A Chicago employment lawyer may decide that filing a class action lawsuit is in the best interest of you and other employees of the business.

When you feel like you are being mistreated at your place of employment, a Chicago employment lawyer will help you. A Chicago employment lawyer will ensure that you have your day in court. He or she will research the most recent case law to decide the best legal strategy for your case. The lawyer may want to take your case to trial in order to set an example in your jurisdiction. In most instances, settling the claim outside of court will be favorable to you and others who are involved. This will provide you with funds to compensate you for the poor treatment you have suffered.

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Evanston, IL 60202 

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Near the Daley Center Court House 
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Chicago, IL 60603