Why Dion & Goldberger?

Dion & Goldberger is one of the few firms that handles employment discrimination cases on a contingent fee basis with no retainer. In addition, decease our consultations are free. If you call to seek only legal advise, for sale we charge very small fees for consultation. More importantly, the attorneys at Dion & Goldberger have handled virtually every kind of employment discrimination case, and because of their knowledge and experience, it should be the first place you call for a free consultation to determine whether or not you have a feasible case.

When Do I Contact Dion & Goldberger?

If you have been wrongfully terminated, or otherwise discriminated against, by your employer, it is essential to contact a lawyer immediately. Many employment discrimination claims are subject to time restrictions which are as short as 90 days. Do not wait to pursue your rights or it may be too late.

If you are being harassed or discriminated against at work because you are a member of a protected group, you should make a complaint to management to give your employer an opportunity to stop the unlawful conduct. Please do this in writing, so that you have evidence that you reported the discriminatory conduct. Protected groups include, but are not limited to, persons of a particular race, sex/gender, religion, national origin, age (over 40), and persons who suffer from a disability, are perceived as disabled, take sick leave, have a criminal record, make workmen’s compensation claims, are in the military service, organize a union meeting, seek unpaid pay or unpaid overtime pay, are pregnant, or are sexually harassed. Your employer is not allowed to retaliate against you for making a complaint about harassment or discrimination. Forms of retaliation include pay cuts, demotions, suspensions, and termination.

No one should be sexually harassed at the workplace. If you are a victim of sexual harassment contact a lawyer immediately to ensure that your legal rights are protected.

The Family and Medical Leave Act protects many workers who have to take medical leave or leave to care for a family member who is ill. If you were fired while on medical leave or upon return from medical leave, you may have a claim of wrongful termination under the FMLA.

You may have a claim if you have been terminated for any of the following reasons:

* Because of information from your criminal background
* Because of your gender
* Because of your race
* Because of your religion
* Because of your national origin
* Because of your age
* Because you complained of discrimination
* Because you refused a sexual advance made by your supervisor
* Because you requested overtime pay
* Because you were pregnant
* Because you took sick leave in the past or need to take sick leave
* Because you made a workmen’s compensation claim
* Because you are in the military service
* Because you were perceived as being disabled by your employer
* Because you tried to organize a union meeting
* Because of your sexual preference

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