What Laws Protect Kennesaw Workers?
At least 33 percent of your day is spent at your workplace. You deserve to work at a company that recognizes your accomplishments, is respectful of your legal rights, and pays you what you’ve earned and what you’re worth.
Yet, too often, employers are so concerned with their bottom lines, they fail to adhere to laws that protect the American worker. And in turn, your career and your own financial security can suffer today and for years to come. If you are an employee in Kennesaw who has been treated unfairly by your employer, contact the Kennesaw employment lawyers at Barrett & Farahany, LLP as soon as possible to secure your job and any compensation you may be owed.
There are a number of federal employment laws that protect employees in Kennesaw and around the U.S. These include, but are not limited to:
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
- The Equal Pay Act
- Americans With Disabilities Act
- The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
In addition, there are other federal and state laws pertaining to specific industries and employees.
Experienced Employment Attorneys
Barrett & Farahany has fought for the rights of employees in numerous workplace cases from wrongful termination to unpaid overtime. We have seen workers denied employment because of their race and female employees lose their jobs because they are expecting a baby. We know the impact the poor treatment a worker receives can affect his or her finances, health and career, and are dedicated to protecting employees against unjust employers.
Our Kennesaw employment lawyers have extensive experience in the following practices:
- Sexual harassment
- Sex discrimination
- Pregnancy discrimination
- Race discrimination
- Racial harassment
- Religious discrimination
- Age discrimination
- Disability discrimination
- Retaliation by an employer
- FMLA law
- Overtime law
Contact the Kennesaw employment lawyers at Barrett & Farahany at 404-487-0902 if you feel you have been refused a job, denied benefits, terminated, or demoted because of the reasons above or if you are enduring a hostile work environment that is affecting your career and your well-being. We can help you determine if your employment rights have been violated, gather evidence for your case, and file a claim, if applicable, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on your behalf. Furthermore, we can represent you against your employer or potential employer in a court of law.
Federal laws are in place to protect you in the workplace. Don’t let your employer deny you your rights or refuse to pay you the compensation you’ve worked so hard for.