Freedoms of speech, press, and assembly are American rights. In addition:
Discrimination is when an individual losses their civil rights because they belong to a certain group or class. Accordingly, statutes exist to prevent discrimination based on:
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This firm has handled a variety of civil rights cases.
Employment Discrimination laws seek to prevent employers from discriminating on a variety of factors. Traits such as:
In recent years, the body of law around employment discrimination has grown. Especially for cases based on sexual orientation.
Discriminatory practice can include bias in:
An employee has a right to due process if terminated. Due process protection requires that employees have a fair procedural process before termination. State constitutions may also protect from employment discrimination.
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The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) interprets and enforces:
The Commission was established by Title VII. Its enforcement provisions are contained in section 2000e-5 of Title 42. Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 1614 contains its regulations and guidelines.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted to eliminate discrimination against those with handicaps.
Extensive protection from employment discrimination which are not covered by federal acts are provided by state statutes.
Abusive use of power is unethical and illegal. If you believe you or your loved one is a victim of civil rights violation, our civil rights lawyer in Lafayette from The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess is here to hear from you. Our team of seasoned civil rights lawyers has profound professional expertise and can help you recover the rightful compensation for all the damages and suffering. Contact us to learn how our attorneys can help you to get justice.