Kenosha Employment Discrimination Attorney

Find the right Employment Discrimination attorney in Kenosha, WI

The Federal government as well as the state of Wisconsin have enacted laws which make it illegal to discriminate based on defined protected characteristics. Depending on what type of trait prompted the discriminatory treatment, government employers and even private organizations in Kenosha may be held liable under various state and federal laws.

How Does Employment Discrimination Occur?

If an employee is a member of a legally protected class and their employer treats them unfairly because of that, the employer will be held liable for employment discrimination. Some traits which employers are not allowed to evaluate employees with include: race, age, national origin, religion, familial status, and gender. In order for a claim of employment discrimination to be successful, a Kenosha, Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin?

This is shown 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 understand to be biased. Furthermore, employers are in clear violation of the law when they fire someone or retaliate against them because they filed a discrimination lawsuit.

The procedure for pursuing an employment discrimination claim is complicated, since it involves filing a claim with specific agencies. An attorney in Kenosha, Wisconsin can help you in filing on time, as well as pursuing other remedies that are available to you while your claim is pending.

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Life in Kenosha

Kenosha is located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. It's population was 99,218 as of 2011. It is a well-recognized city in Wisconsin because it is the fourth largest city in the state. Surrounding areas include Chicago, Milwaukee, Green Bay and Kale Michigan

Some popular areas include Washington Park, Petrifying Springs Park, Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, and Library Park. As evident, Kenosha is a great host to nature-lovers because of its many parks.

Top employers include Milken Institute, Abbott Laboratories, Simmons Bedding Company, Jockey International, and American Motors Corporation. To support such companies, Kenosha also has an excellent legal force capable of handling the legal needs of both residents and corporations.

All in all, Kenosha has some beautiful sites, offers small town charm and a loving community. It is a wonderful place to call home or visit!

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