Pittsburgh Sexual Discrimination Attorney
An employer cannot discriminate against an employee because of age, race, sex, disability, religion, nationality or any other attribute that is protected under state or federal statutes. Additionally, sexual harassment and sexual discrimination is prohibited in the workplace in Pennsylvania. At the Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz, Mr. Vatz has been protecting the rights of workers and small business employers for almost four decades. We remain committed to serving the needs of employees and employers in Western Pennsylvania.
If you have been the victim of or have been accused of workplace discrimination, you should contact a Pittsburgh sexual discrimination lawyer online or call (412) 391-3030 to today to schedule a consultation.
We Provide Skilled Representation in Workplace Discrimination Matters
At the Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz, our employment law attorney will provide representation to employees and employers in cases of employment discrimination and sexual harassment . We have helped victims of discrimination and sexual harassment hold their employers liable for violating workplace laws. We have also helped defend employers from claims of sexual discrimination and harassment that are brought by disgruntled employees.
Employment Discrimination Protections in Pennsylvania
Workplace discrimination occurs when an employee is treated differently based on a legally protected characteristic. Discrimination in the workplace can occur in many forms such as retaliation, wrongful discharge and wrongful termination. Many types of discrimination are prohibited by a variety of state and federal employment law statutes and regulations, including:
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA)
- Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law
Discrimination can occur at all stages of employment, including hiring and recruiting, reviews and job evaluations, promotion and compensation actions, and disciplinary actions and termination. If you have been discriminated against based on your age or your race or gender , speak with our experienced Pittsburgh workplace discrimination lawyer, Mel Vatz today.
Call for a Free Initial Consultation With a Westmoreland Employment Law Lawyer
There is no place for discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace. If you have been the victim of or falsely accused of discrimination, contact a Pennsylvania pregnancy discrimination attorney online or call (412) 391-3030 to schedule an initial consultation.