LGBT Discrimination in Connecticut
Protect Yourself by Hiring Axelrod & Associates, LLC
When employees head into work each day, they expect to be treated fairly
and without any prejudice. Unfortunately, this expectation is often far
from the reality. Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals
repeatedly face discrimination from other coworkers and even employers.
If you've recently experienced any degree of workplace discrimination
due to your sexual orientation, our firm wants to help.
With nearly 50 years of experience as New Haven employment discrimination
lawyers, we are equipped to tackle your case with competency and skill.
We've handled thousands of cases and may be able to put an end to
the LGBT discrimination you are experiencing.
Fill out our online case evaluation form
today to pursue the justice you deserve.
Do I have protection under the law against discrimination?
In 1991, Connecticut became one of the first states to pass an anti-discrimination
law on the basis of sexual orientation. This law is applicable in numerous
employment, housing, public accommodations, and credit. Furthermore, in 2011 the
state's governor legalized an act to uniquely protects transgender
Under this law, employers are banned from the following based on sexual
- Failing to promote
- Intentionally demoting
- Unnecessary disciplinary action
Such discrimination is also viewed as a violation of
sex and gender discrimination laws. If you have experienced unfair treatment in your workplace and you
suspect it is because of your real or perceived sexual orientation, it
is important that you take action right away. Connecticut requires complaints
of discrimination to be filed within 180 days of when the act occurred.
A complaint that is deemed valid may allow you to get hired, reinstated,
or receive back pay, depending on the initial discriminatory act.
Put a New Haven Employment Discrimination Lawyer in Your Corner
At Axelrod & Associates, LLC, we believe there is no reason that you
should have to put up with LGBT discrimination. Not only can it poison
your work environment, but it can also affect you emotionally and financially.
We are passionate about obtaining positive outcomes for our clients, which
starts with an unparalleled level of legal representation.
today so we can begin the evaluation process and move toward filing a claim.