Spartanburg Gender Discrimination Attorney

Find the right Gender Discrimination attorney in Spartanburg, SC

In South Carolina, discrimination by employers that is based on gender is banned by the Civil Rights Act of 1963 and the Equal Pay Act. In accordance, employers may not take gender into account when making decisions regarding wages, hiring, or promotions. They also must ensure that working environments are not hostile or biased towards a certain gender, and that it is not of an overtly sexual atmosphere.

What Must be Proven in a Discrimination Claim?

Under the Equal Pay Act, discrimination is proven when both men and women do the same type of work in the same job and yet are paid different wages. A discrimination claim may also succeed when employers in Spartanburg hire only one particular gender, issues promotions based on gender, or retaliates against persons who seek relief for employer misconduct.

When is Sexual Harassment Prohibited?

Sexual harassment consists of all unwanted conduct of a sexual nature directed towards the victim, and includes both physical and verbal acts. An employer in Spartanburg might be liable for such conduct, even when it is simply other co-workers that have engaged in harassment.

South Carolina employers who allow conduct to produce an overly sexual work atmosphere may also be held liable for sexual harassment. Without a lawyer, it can be difficult to prove gender discrimination because the details in proving intent are often complicated. Additionally, there can be specific procedures that must be closely followed in pursuing a claim.

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Life in Spartanburg

Spartanburg describes itself as "historically southern, culturally modern." The city is located near the Blue Ridge Mountains. It has a pleasant climate and a population of around 40,000. It is specifically located at the I-26 and I-85 junctions, making it nearby to the beach, mountains, and resorts!

Popular sites include the Spartanburg Little Theater at the Chapman Cultural Center, Duncan Park, Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, Tony White Theatre and Twichell Auditorium. Downtown is also filled with great shopping and dining!

The legal force also has a presence in Spartanburg because many attorneys have established successful practices here. These attorneys are very experienced in their respective fields and focus on provide excellent legal services to local residents and businesses.

All in all, Spartanburg is a charming city to both live in and visit!

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