In the workplace, it is common to face issues. You could be having a bad day where you are piled up with work and become stressed. You may have difficulty with a coworker that you do not see eye to eye with. These can be situations where you are stressed, but it may not affect your overall happiness at your job. However, if you are wrongfully terminated, this can affect your livelihood. If you believe you have a case for wrongful termination, you should present it to an experienced lawyer. These cases can be battled. You should stick up for yourself and your reputation as an employee. As an employee of a company, you have certain rights. You have the right to fight against wrongful termination.
Wrongful termination can include situations of discrimination, sexual harassment and more. These instances are unacceptable. You cannot be fired if you are a victim of discrimination or sexual harassment. Discrimination can include isolation depending on your race, gender, nationality, age, sexual orientation, disability and many more aspects about yourself. If you are fired due to one of these reasons, it is illegal and your employer should be held responsible. There are laws in place to protect employees from discrimination in the workplace. Employees should be evaluated based on their ability to perform the tasks that are asked of them. Their personal history, personality traits or orientation should not be a reason for removal.
If sexual harassment is involved in your case, you should seek legal aid. By speaking up against sexual harassment, you are standing up for your rights in the workplace. If sexual advances are made on you that are unwanted, you have probably resisted these advances. By resisting these advances from someone higher up than you or your boss, it may have angered them, causing them to fire you. This is grounds for a wrongful termination case.
How can I seek help for a disciplinary hearing?
During a disciplinary hearing at work, you may be able to benefit by obtaining representation from a professional attorney that can defend your case. You may only be allowed to bring legal representation for certain companies and occupations. At a public entity, you may be able to acquire legal representation. For private entities, the circumstances may differ depending on the contract you signed.
The dedicated and compassionate attorneys at Vigilante Law Firm, P.C. would be happy to provide you with assistance in your case and help you protect your future when so much is on the line. Contact us today to schedule a consultation so we can assess the specific circumstances surrounding your lawsuit.