Missouri City Gender Discrimination Attorney

Find the right Gender Discrimination attorney in Missouri City, TX

In Texas, discrimination by employers that is based on gender is prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1963 and the Equal Pay Act. Accordingly, gender may not be the basis for any employer decisions regarding pay, hiring policies, or promotion requirements. They must also make sure that working environments will not be hostile towards a certain gender and that the work atmosphere is not overly sexual.

What Must be Proven in a Discrimination Claim?

Discrimination can be proven under the Equal Pay act if both men and women do the same type of work for the same employer but are nevertheless paid in different amounts. Discrimination claims in Missouri City can be proven where the employer only hires one gender, promotes employees on the basis of gender, or acts in retaliation against a worker who has complained of employer misconduct.

When is Sexual Harassment Prohibited?

Sexual harassment includes any unwanted sexual behavior, whether verbal or physical, directed at the victim. An employer in Missouri City may also potentially be held liable for inappropriate behavior that was conducted by an employee's co-worker.

Texas employers who allow conduct to produce an overly sexual work atmosphere might also be held liable for sexual harassment. The specific details for proving intent to discrimination can be complicated, and so gender discrimination might be difficult to prove without an attorney. The procedures for filing can also be complex.

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Life in Missouri City

Missouri City is, believe it or not, a city in Texas. It is primarily located in Fort Bend County, wiht a portion located in Harris County. It has a population in the mid 50,000s.

Some great sites to check out while visited Missouri City include the Senior Road Tower, KRIV-TV Tower, KHOU-TV Tower, KTRK-TV Tower, Blue Ridge Tower, Richland Towers and American Towers.

The area is also home to many well established attorneys who are very knowledgeable in many areas of law. Thus, residents and local businesses need not travel far in order to receive excellent legal services.

Famous people who have once called Missouri City home include Crystle Steward, Doug Brocail, Bruce Matthews, Sean Jones, Alonzo Highsmith, Warren Moon and James Loney.

Overall, this is a great city to stop by in and visit when in Texas!

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