Rockville Employment Discrimination Attorney

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and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of specificed protected characteristics, both in Rockville and elswhere in the state. Employers in the city of Rockville, whether public or private, may be held liable under federal and state laws depending on the type of trait first prompted the discrimination.

How Does Employment Discrimination Occur?

Employment discrimination is when an employer treats you unfairly because you belong to a legally protected class. Some traits which employers are not allowed to evaluate employees with are: race, age, national origin, religion, familial status, and gender. To prove employment discrimination in Rockville, Maryland, the plaintiff needs to be able to show that the employer's intent to treat them unfairly was motivated by their protected status.

How can Employment Discrimination be Proven in Maryland?

This may be demonstrated if the employer has treated others of the same status similarly, or when people testify to specific statements made by the employer that would indicate bias when heard by a reasonable person. Further, an employer violates the law if they terminate a person's employment or otherwise retaliate in response to a discrimination lawsuit filed against them.

Procedures for pursuing an employment discrimination claim are complicated, because they involve filing the claim with the corresponding agency. Rockville, Maryland has many lawyers available to assist you in filing in a timely fashion, and they can also help you pursue any remedies that might be available to you while your case is being processed.

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Life in Rockville

Rockville is located in Montgomery County, Maryland. It has a population of around 61,209 people. The city is surrounded by Gaithersburg and Bethesda.

Top employers include Westat, Human Genome Sciences, Wolpoff Abramson, Booz Allen Hamilton, Lockheed Martin Information Systems, United States Pharmacopeia, J. Craig Venter Institute, BioReliance, and Banner Life.

Some popular attactions include Glenview Mansion, Rockville Mall, and The Music Center at Strathmore.

Many attorneys have established small law offices in Rockville in order to tend to the legal needs or residents, small businesses, and neighboring cities.

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