You are protected against racial discrimination in the workplace by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Anyone may be discriminated against on the basis of race in the workplace, and there are legal remedies available whether you work for a large or small employer.
If you were discriminated against based on your race or nationality, we can help you find a resolution, which may include litigation or a confidential settlement.
At Winer, Burritt and Scott, LLP, we work in your best interests and fight to protect your rights. Our team of experienced attorneys has served the interests of clients throughout California, and we have recovered more than $200 million for clients with injury and employment law cases. With a breadth of resources, innovative litigation tactics and more than 60 years of combined legal experience between our partner attorneys, we deliver decisive and determined representation.
You deserve strong legal protections from attorneys who set the bar high. Call us at (510) 433-1000 for a free initial consultation.
Filing A Race Discrimination Claim In California
Claims must be filed with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). From main offices in Oakland and Los Angeles, we can guide you through the process and ensure that your claim is comprehensive and based on strong evidence of racial discrimination.
Circumstances that may serve as the basis for a claim include discriminatory:
- Hiring practices
- Termination or layoffs
- Wages and compensation
- Job duties
- Job training
- Racial harassment
Our law firm finances all costs of litigation for each discrimination case we take on. We offer free initial consultations and attentive service. There are no upfront fees, and we are prepared to answer your questions. Our lawyers only get paid if we obtain a favorable settlement or verdict on your behalf.
Compensation may include back pay, increased job wages/compensation, reinstatement if you were terminated, emotional damages, punitive damages and attorney fees. We can advocate for your best possible outcome in any venue. You have legal options that we can help you pursue today.
Significant Racial Discrimination Cases
- $2 million recovery for two Filipino and two Hispanic employees who were discriminated against and whose complaints were never adequately investigated and often ignored by the employer.
- $1.725 million recovery in a racial and gender discrimination case for Hispanic and female employees who were paid less and not given the same privileges as white male co-workers at a large transportation company.
- $1.45 million recovery for two men who claimed they were subjected to racial harassment and discrimination by a manager of a large machinery company and for two men who claimed discrimination by the same manager because they suffered work-related injuries and they used family medical leave for injuries.
Call Winer, Burritt and Scott, LLP | Walnut Creek Employment Lawyers
For a free initial consultation with a Los Angeles-, San Francisco- or Oakland-based racial discrimination lawyer, call (510) 433-1000 or fill out our online form.