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Disability Retaliation

Los Angeles Disability Retaliation Attorney

The federal Americans with Disabilities Act (known as the ADA) was signed into law in 1990. This important piece of legislation makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against job applicants and employed workers on the basis of their disabilities. The law also requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you feel you have been subjected to retaliation by your company, colleagues, management, or supervisor for making an accommodation request, it is important that you consult with an experienced employment law attorney.>

How an Experienced Los Angeles Disability Retaliation Lawyer Can Help

The Leichter Law firm focuses on employee rights in the workplace. When you come to our Los Angeles office, we will take the time to understand your concerns and your goals. We will explain your options and work to ensure that you understand the benefits of selecting any course of action in you situation. After our first meeting, you will leave our offices with a full explanation of your legal rights, possible options, and potential outcomes. In every employment law case, we apply our experience, knowledge and skills with the goal to achieve timely, satisfactory resolutions for you. We negotiate with employers, file administrative claims, and undertake lawsuits  to  bring justice, reform, and compensation for wronged employees. Let us prove it to you.

 

Retaliation in the Workplace Related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer lashes out against an employee who has filed a complaint under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Adverse action may be difficult to recognize at times, depending on how subtle it is. Some examples of retaliatory acts in the workplace may include the following:

  • Job demotion or shift reductions
  • Reduction in work responsibility
  • Poor work evaluations and/or performance reviews
  • Harassing or abusive language used in communicating with you
  • Needless disciplinary actions, such as written violations
  • Threatening statements or behaviors from managers or co-workers
  • Denial of promotions or employment opportunities
  • Wrongful termination from your job

 

Disability lawsuits can be very challenging, and it is very important that you seek legal assistance from a lawyer who is experienced in handling these type of retaliation claims. At the Los Angeles, California office of the Leichter Law Firm, APC. We have handled both discrimination and retaliation cases involving individuals with disabilities and know how to handle these claims.

Contact a Los Angeles Lawyer Today for a Free, Confidential Consultation

Retaliation laws mandate a set time limit to file a formal complaint. Since this time limit is short, you should call an attorney as soon as possible to preserve your rights. Speaking with an experienced Los Angeles disability retaliation attorney can help ensure that your retaliation claim is properly handled within the time limits. Contact the Leichter Law Firm by email to set up a no-cost, confidential consultation at our Southern California office, located near downtown Los Angeles or call us today at 213-381-6557.

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Employment Attorney Aryeh Leichter is a member of the Los Angeles Bar Association.
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