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Sex discrimination in the workplace

Gender/Sex discrimination in the workplace can be one of the easiest things to spot — or the hardest. It all depends on the situation. Despite increased attention to gender equality, gender biases remain.

Gender/Sex discrimination at work can be blatant and come in the form of sexual misconduct, whether physical or verbal. But more often, discrimination based on your gender/sex takes less overt forms. Some examples include women being treated adversely because of their gender, a man or woman being treated differently because of their sexual orientation or gender expression, getting passed over for a promotion in favor of a less qualified male or straight employee, receiving poor performance reviews because of your gender or sexual orientation which leads to wrongful termination, unequal pay, and additional scrutiny/comments over appearance.

If you believe your rights as an employee in California have been violated, call us at (858) 365-9722 or contact us online for a free consultation and comprehensive case evaluation.