Law Offices of Morgan & Kelley
It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee or potential employee on the basis of race, religion, or national origin. Individuals who have experienced this type of discrimination may be eligible for compensation.
If you believe you have experienced discrimination in any facet of your employment, contact Halkides, Morgan & Kelley. Our nationally recognized practice has helped numerous individuals exercise their right to fair employment.
Racial discrimination — Discrimination based on skin color or race.
Religious discrimination — Discrimination based on an individual’s religion or beliefs. An employer must make reasonable accommodations for an employee who wishes to observe religious holidays, wear religious clothing, or observe other religious practices.
National origin discrimination — Discrimination based on an individual’s country of origin in the interviewing, hiring, hours, pay, or any other aspect of employment is illegal. It is also illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee or potential employee based on an accent.
Sexual Harassment – This includes practices ranging from direct requests for sexual favors to workplace conditions that create a hostile environment for persons of either gender, including same sex harassment. (The “hostile environment” standard also applies to harassment on the bases of race, color, national origin, religion, age, and disability.)
Pregnancy based discrimination – Pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions must be treated in the same way as other temporary illnesses or conditions.
Age discrimination – Discriminating against workers 40 years old and older because of their age.
Workplace discrimination, in any form, is illegal. Halkides, Morgan & Kelley devotes its entire practice to plaintiff representation in employment law matters. We have helped thousands of clients facing discrimination at work throughout our 33 years of practice.