What Are My Rights Under the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

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To learn more about the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and how it can protect you from worker retaliation, continue reading and give our legal team a call today. Our skilled Knoxville worker retaliation attorney is on your side.

What is the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Keep in mind that this law protects all employees who document an act of wrongdoing or discrimination within a company. Recognize that it does not matter if the act was done to them or another person because he or she will always be protected. For example, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 state that workers are protected from discrimination based on their race, color, national origin, gender, and more. For instance, if you believe that you were discriminated against because of your gender and you would like to pursue legal action and report the act of discrimination, you will have the legal right not to be retaliated against by your employer. It is unfortunate, however, that in some instances, employers do not always understand or accept this legal right and will choose to retaliate against their employees anyway. Our firm has seen a number of different ways that employers have retaliated against their employees. However, the most common kinds of retaliation in the workplace that our legal team has witnessed include:

  • Harassing an employee and creating a hostile work environment
  • Demoting an employee
  • Decreasing an employee’s pay
  • Firing or laying off an employee

If you are encountering this unfortunate occasion and feel that you have experienced unfair and unlawful treatment by your employer, you may have a potential worker retaliation claim. It is in your best interest to reach out to our firm today and hire the services of a skilled Tennessee worker retaliation attorney. Our legal team has the knowledge and knowledge required to organize and submit adequate evidence to establish that an act of discrimination happened and that your employer unlawfully retaliated against you as a result.

Why should I hire an attorney?

Retaliation cases are usually very challenging, and in most cases, your employer will likely employ aggressive legal representation to try to discredit your claim. As a result of this, you must have a skilled Knoxville employment attorney to support you. Luckily, our legal team is equipped with the knowledge and experience required to ensure that you and your rights are protected at all times. Give our firm a call today to get started. We look forward to hearing from you.

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