Discrimination is wrong and hurtful no matter when or where it happens. But when it occurs in employment situations, it can cut deep. A company or agency to which you've applied or where you work to support yourself or yourself and your family should be a place where you feel safe, not threatened.
At The Law Offices of Michael T. Smith, we understand how you feel about mistreatment in employment matters and are eager to work with you to make things right. Unlike many other lawyers, we place heavy emphasis on battling discrimination in the workplace.
We have been taking some of the largest employers in northern Illinois-including the U.S. Post Office, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Chicago Blackhawks-to trial for more than 30 years.
The Law Offices of Michael T. Smith represents clients who have experienced employment discrimination due to personal characteristics, choices and situations including:
Numerous federal laws including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 make discriminating based on these factors illegal in all areas of employment, including hiring and firing, compensation and promotion.
And whether you've been fired for something beyond your control such as being injured on the job or for engaging in a protected activity like blowing the whistle on fraud, retaliatory discharges can be particularly difficult for employees and their families. We can help.
Also, The Law Offices of Michael T. Smith adamantly defends employees who take time off to care for themselves or their family members as protected under the federal Family Medical Leave Act.
1964 make discriminating based on these factors illegal in all areas of employment, including hiring and firing, compensation and promotion.
There are many lawyers in DuPage County. But how many know the ins-and-outs of filing discrimination charges with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights?
Attorney Michael T. Smith does. He can deftly navigate the federal and state bureaucratic machines so that you can focus on improving your life.
Plain and simple—discrimination isn't right. And we're here to take up your cause.
Call Michael T. Smith at 847.895.0626, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact him online as soon as you feel you've suffered discrimination in the workplace.
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