How Do You File A Discrimination Complaint In California?

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Denis ZilberbergNovember 25, 2014Workplace Discrimination

Being harassed at work for any reason is extremely unpleasant. When you just want to get your job done, the last thing you need is someone creating a hostile work environment, criticizing and attacking you. Unfortunately. many workers in California face this sort of treatment every day as the result of discrimination from their colleagues or employers.

If this happens to you, it is important to file your complaint within six months of the incident. If you fail to do so, your claim might be deemed invalid. Not only does this make it unlikely that you will receive compensation, but it might also mean that the person responsible for your accident gets away without charge.

Discrimination comes in many forms, from scathing comments to physical interactions. It can be difficult to bear, particularly when you know you have done nothing wrong. If you feel like you are being mistreated by your supervisor or anyone else in your place of work, do not stand for it any longer.

Reporting this sort of unacceptable behavior is an important step toward improving the working experience for future employees. Furthermore, the negligent employer or staff member may be investigated for their behavior, reducing the chance that future employees will suffer the same treatment.

As is explained by the Department of Industrial Relations, you can acquire a complaint form from their website. A discrimination attorney may be able to assist you in filling it in thoroughly. He or she might also support you through the process and offer guidance about your options.


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