Charleston Race Discrimination Lawyers
Employment Law Firm Also Serving Morgantown & West Virginia
Have you suffered racial prejudice in the workplace? Race discrimination can be a frustrating and demeaning experience, especially if your complaints are ignored. No one should have to tolerate this type of treatment—it is prohibited by both state and federal law. If you believe you have been a victim of this type of discrimination at work, Bailess Smith PLLC is here to help. Our legal team takes discrimination claims very seriously. We use our 40+ years of collective legal experience to fight for you in seeking the justice you deserve.
Phone us at (304) 553-0337 to speak to a Charleston race discrimination attorney today. You can also contact Bailess Smith PLLC online.
Facts about Race Discrimination in West Virginia
As an employee, you are protected by the West Virginia Human Rights Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act for race discrimination in the workplace. If your employer is found to have subjected you to this type of prejudicial treatment, you may be eligible to recover damages specific to your case.
Workplace discrimination can occur in many ways, such as in:
- Pay raises
- Work assignments
- Leaves of absence
- Work schedules
You may have left your job due to the discrimination that made it hostile and unsafe. You may have been passed over for a promotion or denied a pay raise when others no more qualified than you received one. In these cases, you may have lost wages as well as have suffered emotional distress.
A discrimination claim may allow you to recover:
Human loss type damages such as emotional distress, loss of indignity, embarrassment
Punitive damages against the employer to prevent such behavior from repeating
Work with Bailess Smith PLLC
Our firm has deep roots in the community. We want to ensure our workplaces are safe for all, which is why we bring such a fighting spirit to the clients we represent. We encourage you to let us put our decades of legal experience and dedication to work for you.
No recovery, no fee. Call us to talk about your case for free at (304) 553-0337.