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St. Louis Discrimination Law Practice

Employees have the right to work in a non-discriminatory workplace. Federal and state laws prohibit employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender, pregnancy, or status as a veteran. It is against the law for employers to consider any of these characteristics in their employment decisions such as those involving hiring, firing, compensation, job assignments, promotions, demotions, discipline or any other term or condition of employment.

Employers are also prohibited from discriminating against an employee because the employee is associated with a person with one of these characteristics. For example, an employer may not terminate an employee because they have a family member with a disability who may increase the employer’s health insurance premiums.

The Kennedy Hunt, P.C. practices in the following Missouri locations: St. Louis city, St. Louis County, St. Charles County. In Illinois: Alton, Belleville, Bloomington, Collinsville, Columbia, East St. Louis, Edwardsville, Fairmont City, Fairview Heights, Granite City, O’Fallon, Springfield, Waterloo.

If you have experienced one of these problems, contact the Kennedy Hunt, P.C. for an evaluation of your claim.