Protecting your rights at work
It is against the law for employers to discriminate against their employees on grounds of their disability, race, sex, sexual orientation, age, marriage and civil partnership, gender reassignment, or religion or belief under the Equality Act 2010.
Workplace discrimination claim solicitors
At Nelsons, our team of expert workplace discrimination solicitors have extensive experience in employment law and can help you if you are discriminated against:
- When applying for a job;
- Whilst doing your job; or
- In promotion, transfer or training opportunities.
If you have been the victim of discrimination we may be able to help you claim compensation, so speak to us without obligation to find out more. We offer a fixed fee one hour appointment which is charged at £200 + VAT.
Progressing a discrimination claim
You can complain to the Employment Tribunal if you have been disadvantaged at work due to discrimination.
If you succeed with a claim for discrimination, your employer can be ordered:
- To pay compensation – including compensation for injury to feelings
- To take steps to reduce the adverse effect of the discrimination
If the discrimination happened when you applied for a job, the Tribunal can recommend that you be offered it and if the employer refuses they can be ordered to pay you compensation.
How we can help
Our specialist team of workplace discrimination solicitors can assist you with bringing a discrimination claim in the Employment Tribunal, in particular they can:
- Advise you on the initial process of making a complaint to your employer and your employment rights
- Liaise and negotiate with your employer with regards settlement of any discrimination claim
- Draft and initiate legal proceedings in the Employment Tribunal and represent you throughout those proceedings
For further information in relation to workplace discrimination claims, please contact our Employment Law team in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham on 0800 024 1976 or via our online enquiry form for a guaranteed response.
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