Discrimination against employees on the basis of age (over 40), race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, a disability, religion or veterans status is against the law, as is firing someone in retaliation for making formal or informal complaints of sexual harassment or discrimination. Proving these claims, however, can be difficult without the right help.
At the Quinn Law Firm of Erie, Pennsylvania, our attorneys can take employers to court to protect your rights if necessary. As one of northwest Pennsylvania’s oldest firms, we have a long, distinguished track record of providing high-quality representation in all types of litigation. In short, we know how to hold employers accountable for violating the rights of workers.
How We Help
Our employment law attorneys are prepared, experienced and qualified to assist clients of the law firm by the following means:
- Counsel: Our lawyers advise clients in the application of existing employment laws designed to protect workers from workplace discrimination. Such laws include the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
- Advocacy before employers: Often, our attorneys can resolve disputes through direct communication with employers, with no need to resort to further legal action.
- Counsel and representation in administrative actions: We provide support for employees who wish to file complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and/or the Pennsylvania Bureau of Equal Opportunity, with special attention given to how best to position the employee for possible further legal action, including litigation.
- Representation in court: While litigation may not be necessary, our lawyers thoroughly prepare for every case as if a trial will be necessary, allowing you to go on the offensive and signal that you are serious about asserting your rights.
Talk To Experienced Attorneys
If you suspect or are certain that you have been targeted through unlawful racial or religious discrimination, are the victim of sexual harassment or have had your rights violated in any way by your employer, send us an email or call our office in Erie at 814-806-2518 to schedule a consultation.