Annapolis-Based Discrimination Lawyer
Serving Clients Throughout Maryland, the DMV Area, North Carolina, and Federal Employees Throughout the U.S.
In the workplace, employees are protected from discrimination by state and federal laws and, in some cases, local laws. Thus, if you work in Maryland, North Carolina, Washington DC, or are a federal employee, and you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, you may be protected by several statutes. These laws protect workers from many different types of discrimination in all aspects of employment, from hiring to job duties, job assignments, training, benefits, compensation, termination, and more.
At the Law Office of Ruth Ann Azeredo, you can work with an employment lawyer who brings an abundance of experience, knowledge, and resources to your discrimination claim. We understand the complexities of discrimination law in the workplace and can provide the legal advice and representation you need to protect your rights and seek justice in redressing any wrongs. Attorney Azeredo is a 30-year legal veteran in resolving discrimination and other employment issues for employees in all types of industries and service areas. We provide tenacious and diligent legal help no matter how complex your case may be.
Discuss your case in a confidential consultation with our Annapolis-based discrimination attorney by calling the Law Office of Ruth Ann Azeredo at (240) 734-3033. Or submit your details through our contact form. Hablamos español.
What Remedies May Be Available in Discrimination Claims?
The remedies available will depend on the specifics of your case. In most cases, the following types of civil relief may be available:
- Financial relief, such as back wages, overtime, or the difference between what you would have been paid if hired or promoted and what you actually received.
- Hiring or reinstatement of your position.
- Compensatory damages, such as for emotional distress or loss of your reputation.
- Injunctive relief against the company; this prohibits the continuation of any discriminatory employment practices.
- Punitive damages in cases where the discriminatory behavior was particularly egregious.
- Attorney fees and court costs.
Want to Talk About It?
If you believe you have been discriminated against as an employee or job seeker, it is important that you understand your rights and the options you have in rectifying the situation. At the Law Office of Ruth Ann Azeredo, you can partner with an attorney who has concentrated most of her practice on state and federal employment law. With 30+ years of experience, Attorney Azeredo can help you seek justice and a fair resolution to your discrimination issue, whether through negotiation, arbitration, or a civil case in court.
Contact usfor a case evaluation today.