Memphis Employment Law Attorney
Discrimination charges must be filed within 300 days of the alleged act. Do not hesitate to call us so we can initiate an investigation on your behalf.
Filing A Claim And Proving Your Case
An employee who feels he or she has been discriminated against must first register a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC investigates and attempts to determine if an agreement can be reached between the two sides.
Our clients are guaranteed of working with their attorney from the initial consultation through the resolution of the case. We prepare every case as if it will go to court. We are not one of those firms that look to reach a quick settlement merely to take our fee and move on to the next case.
Indeed, one intent of imposing a penalty for discrimination is to dissuade companies from allowing such a tactic to occur again. With that in mind, we want to maximize the amount you receive.
What Victims Can Recover
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act states that victims of workplace discrimination are entitled to:
- Job reinstatement
- Replacement of lost wages and other job-related losses
- Financial damages
- Attorney fees
State and federal labor laws prohibit employers from retaliating against employees who file a discrimination lawsuit. This includes terminating, demoting, harassing, passing over for promotion or changing work assignments for an employee who has filed a discrimination lawsuit. An employee who experiences retaliation may be entitled to further damages.
Proving discrimination is a complex task that requires the skills of a knowledgeable, experienced discrimination attorney. Contact us to schedule a confidential, free consultation. We meet with clients in the evening and on weekends by appointment.