San Jose Gender Discrimination Lawyer
The most well-known examples of gender discrimination in the workplace involve the “glass ceiling” and “good old boy network” mentalities. These terms allude to the mentality that women are limited in their career advancement and that men want to keep other men, not women, in management roles.
A lesser-known example of gender discrimination involves the preference of hiring a woman over a man just because she is a woman. This gender preference in employment is called reverse discrimination, and it involves the same civil rights violation.
Fighting Gender Discrimination of All Kinds in the Workplace
At Mesirow & Fink, we are dedicated to helping victims of the glass ceiling mentality, reverse discrimination and other forms of gender discrimination in the workplace. Steven Fink and his staff have more than three decades of employment law experience in California, and we can help protect your rights.
California law protects employees from employment discrimination andgender discrimination in the workplace. During our more than 30 years of practice, we have represented many employees who experienced harassment and discrimination based on their gender, such as:
- Sexual harassment
- Sexual discrimination
- Preferential treatment based on sex
- Pregnancy discrimination or other disability discrimination
- Discrimination against gay or lesbian employees, called sexual orientation discrimination
- Reverse discrimination, also called gender preference
Pregnancy discrimination involves both discriminatory actions against an employee that is currently pregnant, as well as discrimination in hiring or promotion because a woman may become pregnant. If you think you were passed up for a job or promotion because of pregnancy or your gender, our firm can help.
We want to hear your story, and we offer confidential consultations and free response to e-mail inquiries. Our firm is committed to offering traditional legal services that focus on personalized, caring attention for every client.
Contact an Employment Law Attorney at Mesirow & Fink
If you experienced gender discrimination or harassment at work, contact attorney Steven Fink and our employment law team at Mesirow & Fink in San Jose. Call us at 408-286-1200 or fill out the e-mail form on our Contact Us page.