You are protected from sex-based discrimination because of Title VII. Title VII is a portion of legislation that was created in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a historic combination of laws that greatly increased the level of protection from discrimination and other civil injustices for many Americans.
Sex-based discrimination is the unfavorable treatment of an employee or applicant because of the individual’s sex. In other words, preferential or unfavorable treatment is given to one employee or applicant over another, exclusively because he or she is a man or a woman. Although generally attributed to protect the unfair treatment of women, it can also apply to men, people who are transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual.
California law requires that both men and women are treated equally. This translates into all aspects of employment, such as, hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.
Since employers are generally aware that discrimination is wrong, it is often not a blatant act. Although it can surface in a variety of ways, the following list indicates some examples of sex-based discrimination:
Proving sex-based discrimination can be challenging, but with the right legal team, it can be done. There are a variety of ways that the qualified California lawyers at Kingsley & Kingsley can assist you. Take the first step to protecting yourself and stopping this hurtful and illegal behavior. Take advantage of a free initial consultation to discuss your specific case by calling the toll free number (888) 500-8469 or contact us via email regarding your case.
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