Lehigh Valley Employment Discrimination Attorneys
Helping employees in the Lehigh Valley — Easton, Allentown and Bethlehem
You have the right to expect fair treatment at your workplace. Meshkov & Breslin can help you get justice when you are a victim of employment discrimination. Our attorneys may take legal action to correct the unfair situation and win damages for you.
Employment discrimination and harassment
It is unlawful for an employer to make decisions concerning hiring, promotions, demotions, discipline or discharge based on your:
You are also protected by law against harassment based on any of these factors. Your employer is responsible for maintaining a nondiscriminatory work environment, and can be held accountable for harassing you directly or for allowing your coworkers to harass you.
Our employment discrimination lawyers examine the specific circumstances of your case and determine whether to file:
- A state claim through the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
- A federal claim through the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- Both a state and a federal claim
If your state or federal claim does not adequately address your problem, we file a lawsuit in state or federal court against your employer. Our attorneys guide you through the entire process and advocate strongly for your rights.
Pennsylvania is an "at-will" employment state, meaning that a Pennsylvania employer may generally fire an employee for any lawful reason, such as poor job performance. However, you may have a claim of wrongful discharge if you have been terminated for an unlawful reason. These include retaliation for:
You may also have a case if you were terminated after filing for workers compensation benefits. Whatever the cause of your illegal termination, our wrongful discharge lawyers help you get your job back and seek compensation for your lost wages. We may also pursue punitive damages against your employer.
Let our Northampton employment discrimination lawyer help you get back to work
You have options under the law when you are treated unfairly by your employer. Our employment discrimination attorney helps you take action. Contact Meshkov & Breslin online to inquire about our services or call (610) 438-6300 to schedule your free consultation.