Sexual Orientation discrimination is very serious and very wrong. Employees often ask, what is sexual orientation or LGBTQ discrimination, what are examples of sexual orientation or LGBTQ discrimination, and what can I do to stop it?
As an Oregon employee, you have the right to a work environment free from sexual orientation and LGBTQ discrimination. This means, you have the right never to be discriminated against. Oregon law says sexual orientation or LGBTQ discrimination is unfair treatment against someone because of their sexual orientation. This means an employer can never consider sexual orientation in how the employer treats an employee. Sexual orientation discrimination takes many forms. For example, sexual orientation can never be a factor in:
- Job location, or
These are common examples of sexual orientation discrimination. But, these are not the only examples of sexual orientation discrimination. Sometimes sexual orientation harassment also occurs at the same time as sexual orientation discrimination.
In order to determine your rights, you should seek out a labor lawyer immediately. Please feel free to contact us immediately for a no-charge, no-commitment and private consultation. Our toll-free number is 1-800-578-HELP (4357). You can also reach our law firm in Portland, Oregon at 503-987-0000.
Our workplace lawyers only represent employees, never employers. Our law office represents clients in the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission), BOLI (Bureau of Labor and Industries) and state and federal trial courts. We look forward to your phone call.
Our law firm takes on other cases on behalf of workers. Attorneys in our office take on cases involving sexual harassment, sex and gender discrimination, race discrimination, race harassment and sexual orientation discrimination and harassment. Our lawyers also take on pregnancy discrimination and harassment, workers’ compensation retaliation and other forms of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. We also take on whistleblowing cases.
Most clients hire us on a contingency fee basis, which means we only get paid if the client gets paid. In most cases our law firm is paid at the end, by the employer, as is allowed under the law. This helps clients enforce their rights while giving clients peace of mind. Those who are discriminated against should not have to worry about paying an attorney up front for the legal fees. Contact us to see if we can take your case on a contingency fee basis where we get paid only if you get paid.
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