Employee Workplace Rights
Unlawful Employment Practices in Missouri and Illinois
Unlawful employment practices affect countless employees throughout the nation. The attorneys in Schuchat, Cook & Werner’s Labor and Employment Group have been protecting the rights of employees since the first national employment discrimination law was passed in 1964. We have advised and litigated on behalf of employees in workers’ rights, discrimination, harassment and unlawful employment practices cases for decades. If you need high quality legal services for an employment law concern in Missouri or Illinois, contact our office to discuss your situation with one of our knowledgeable employment lawyers.
Employment Discrimination and Harassment
The law protects employees from being demoted, laid off, terminated or from being subjected to other adverse actions based on their sex, race, age, national origin, religion, disability, or the need to take sick or family leave time. Employees are also protected from harassment and retaliation for complaining about unlawful discrimination or harassment. If you have been the victim of discrimination or harassment at your workplace, we can aggressively represent your interests and give you the protection you deserve.
Employment discrimination is a serious issue. Our firm is committed to protecting employees from these destructive practices. In addition to representing clients in litigation, we have frequently published articles and books and made presentations to other lawyers about these issues, including:
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
- Age Discrimination Act
- Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and pregnancy discrimination
- Prevailing wage laws
- Federal and state wage laws
- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (minimum wage and overtime)
The firm also has represented public employees in the protection of their civil liberties in the workplace, including First Amendment and due process claims.
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