Federal and state laws prevent employment discrimination in District of Columbia for certain protected classes.
Under federal law, an employer may not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, disability or age.
In many states, it is also illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Discrimination could mean unfair hiring practices, creating a hostile work environment or unfair promotion schemes.
Contact a employment discrimination law attorney in District of Columbia to discuss your case.
The NELA strives toward a world where employees are paid a living wage, that is free of employment discrimination, harassment or wrongful termination.
Lawyer Referral Service in the District of Columbia - The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) that helps individuals and businesses find a local attorney in Washington D.C. In fact, the BADC sponsors the only Lawyer Referral Service in the District of Columbia. The LRS charges a nominal referral fee of $39.95. Call 202-296-7845 to talk with the Legal Advice Line staff and receive the referral to a local attorney with experience in the needed area of concentration.