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Understanding Florida Discrimination Laws

On Behalf of | Jul 12, 2012 | civil rights

Although the days of the Civil Rights Movement seem like a distant memory to some, discrimination is still a rampant issue in today’s society. Discrimination laws prohibit discrimination on the grounds of:

  • Disability (mental or physical)
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Religion
  • National Origin

If you believe you’ve been discriminated against, you have every right to legal recourse. Contact the lawyers at Sheppard, White & Kachergus, P.A., Through decades of experience, we have tried a vast array of legal cases dealing with all types of discrimination. A violation of your rights as a human being is not something we take lightly. As your legal representative, we will fight vigorously and aggressively to ensure your voice is heard. As a client, we believe you deserve personal attention and will treat you as part of our team. Together, we will work to generate the results you desire and deserve.

In today’s world, discrimination often occurs in the workplace. Issues in hiring, firing, promotion, layoff, compensation, job benefits, job assignments, and training can be the result of unlawful discrimination. Successful plaintiffs may recover backpay, liquidated damages, reinstatement, and attorney’s fees. If you or someone you know has experienced workplace discrimination, you need to know that you are not alone. At Sheppard, White & Kachergus, we understand that the only way to effectively represent you as a client is to prepare vigorously and thoroughly for your case. Through skill and diligence, we will make your voice heard. Contact us today.