Have you filed a claim with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR)? These two agencies are responsible for enforcing some civil rights in the U.S. (EEOC) and the state of Florida (FCHR). If you believe that you have faced discrimination, you can file a claim for their […]
As a victim of employment discrimination you are likely going through a range of emotions from confusion to anger to fear. Individuals suffer through workplace discrimination far too often because they fear losing their source of income. Topics covered in this report include: Understanding the Law – Federal vs. State Common Forms of Discrimination in […]
Common Forms of Employment Discrimination in Florida from Richard Celler There are different forms of workplace discrimination in Florida. Learn more in this presentation.
California Title VII: Can It Help You? from Richard Celler A victim of employment discrimination is often able to file a state or federal civil lawsuit. Learn more about California Title VII in this presentation.
Members of the LGBT community and their supporters spent several decades fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage across the United States. The battle was finally won recently when the Supreme Court of the United States, or SCOTUS, found marriage to be a “fundamental right” in a historic case before the court. Same-sex couples are […]
In the State of Florida, workers are protected by both federal and state laws against discrimination in the workplace. In some cases, individual acts constitute discrimination, such as not hiring a job applicant because of the applicant’s national origin, age, or disability. Discrimination, however, can also occur over a period of time, creating a “hostile […]
Only an experienced Florida employment law attorney can answer specific questions or provide you with individualized advice; however, it may help to separate some of the fact from fiction when it comes to what your employer can and cannot do in the workplace. As an employee in the United States you have a number of […]
If you believe you have been the victim if illegal employment discrimination you should consult with an experienced Florida employment law attorney to find out what legal options you may have; however, all employees should have a basic understanding of what constitutes illegal employment discrimination so that they can recognize it should it happen to […]
Florida LGBT Employment Discrimination: Are You a Victim from Richard Celler Recently, a major victory occurred with SCOTUS’s same-sex marriage ruling; however, discrimination continues to occur in other areas, such as the workplace. Learn more about LGBT employment discrimination in this presentation.
The EEOC can take months just to begin an investigation once a complaint is filed. Months, sometimes even years, may then pass before a resolution is reached or before the EEOC decides to pursue the matter further. For a wronged employee, this amounts to wasted time. Even the EEOC advises victims to consider retaining the […]