Federal and state laws prevent employment discrimination in Hampden 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 Hampden 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 Hampden County, MA - The Hampden County Bar Association (HCBA) sponsors a Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) from its offices in Springfield, Massachusetts. The service is recognized by the American Bar Association for helping individuals and businesses find a private attorney experienced in the needed practice area of the law. Hundreds of local attorneys participate in the service and have agreed to provide a 30 minute consultation in exchange for a $25.00 consultation fee. During the consultation, you can discuss the case with the attorney and the attorney fees needed for additional representation.