Rager Law Firm is a leading Employment law firm dedicated to protecting the people, not the powerful. The attorneys at Rager Law firm are specialized in workplace disputes including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and unpaid wages. Over the past several years, attorneys at Rager law firm have established themselves as those willing to go to trial to better their client’s outcome. Jeffrey Rager attorney is awarded as one of the best Los Angeles wrongful termination attorney.
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Specialties of Rager Law Firm:
- Discrimination & Civil Rights Lawyers
- Employment & Labor Lawyers
- Sexual Harassment Lawyers
- Wrongful Termination Attorneys
Discrimination & Civil Rights Lawyers: In order for discrimination to trigger the protection of federal law it must be directed against an individual on account of their skin color, race, gender, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or a limited number of other categories. Laws prohibiting discrimination based on race are strongest and have been on the books for the longest period of time. Other categories have been introduced more recently and may be expansive or restrictive depending on the category and context. A combination of legislation and Supreme Court interpretation of existing laws have led to an expansion of civil rights to include groups that were not previously protected. Transgender and homosexual victims were not, at one time, protected by anti-discrimination laws. In addition to extending protection to these individuals; legislative changes now also protect those perceived to belong to one of the enumerated groups by their persecutor. For example, if someone was denied a promotion at their job because they are believed to be homosexual they would now have an actionable claim of discrimination against their employer, even if they are actually heterosexual.