Grand Prairie Employment Discrimination Attorney

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Particular characteristics are protected against discrimination under both and federal laws in Grand Prairie and other communities of Texas. Under state and Federal law, both private and public employers in Grand Prairie may be found liable for discrimination, depending on what type of trait originally prompted the discrimination.

How Does Employment Discrimination Occur?

Employment discrimination occurs if an employer treats you wrongly because of your membership in a legally protected category. Employers are prohibited from using particular traits to evaluate you such as national origin, religion, race, age, familial status, or gender. In order for a claim of employment discrimination to be proven, a Grand Prairie, Texas plaintiff must show that his (or her) employer actively intended to treat him differently because of his protected status.

How can Employment Discrimination be Proven in Texas?

This is demonstrated upon finding a prior history of similar treatment of members of the same class, or upon testimony regarding the employer's statements that a reasonable person would hold to be biased. Additionally, employers are in clear violation of the law when they fire someone or retaliate against them because they filed a discrimination lawsuit.

Employment discrimination claims have complicated filing procedures, because they involve pursuing the claim with specific agencies. Lawyers in the city of Grand Prairie, Texas may direct you in filing your claim on time, and while your case is pending, they can help you pursue additional remedies that might be available for you.

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Life in Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie is a city located in three counties--Dallas, Ellis and Tarrant. Grand Prairie is considered to be a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. Per the 2010 census it has a population of 175,396 people.

Top employers include Lockheed Martin, Grand Prairie Independent School District, Vought Aircraft Industries, Lone Star Park, Hanson Pipe Products and Siemens Energy Automation, Inc. Although law firms are not included in the list, many small law firms and offices call Grand Prairie home. Therefore, residents and businesses have excellent legal services awaiting at their doorstep.

When visiting Grand Prairie, must-see attractions include the Lone Star Park, GPX Skate Park, Verizon Theatre, Prairie Lights, Traders Village, Quiktrip Park, and Grand Prairie AirHogs.

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