Federal and state laws prevent employment discrimination in Essex County, Massachusetts 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 Essex County, Massachusetts 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 Essex County, MA - The Essex County Bar Association (ECBA) sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) from its offices in Salem, MA. The attorney referral service is opened from Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To receive a referral to a local attorney screened for his or her experience in the needed area of the law, you can call the service. After you receive the referral, you can call the attorney to schedule a 30 minute phone or office consultation to discuss the case and the attorney fees needed for additional services.