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Gender Discrimination

Workplace Gender Discrimination Legal Resources

Have you ever felt that you were denied a promotion for questionable reasons? Perhaps your employer or coworker has made a prejudiced comment to you based on your gender. If you believe that you have been the victim of gender discrimination in the workplace, don’t ignore it. There are a number of laws and policies that have been created to protect your rights as an employee, and you’re entitled to ensure that they’re being actively enforced. Whether you are seeking legal advice, want to research your options, or file a complaint, the following resources will help you know what your rights are and what your next steps should be.This map illustrates the ratio of women's and men's annual median earnings for year-round, full-time workers. Figures calculated are based on the 2018 American Community Survey Data.

This map illustrates the ratio of women's and men's annual median earnings for year-round, full-time workers. Figures calculated are based on the 2018 American Community Survey Data.

The data provided in our interactive map above shows that the gender wage gap is still substantially large between working men and women in the United States, even though it has been fifty-seven years since the U.S. passed the Equal Pay Act. This example clearly shows that gender equality in the workplace has yet to be achieved on a financial level, and is one aspect of gender discrimination that has a direct impact on individuals in every sector.

Equal Rights Advocates

This organization offers a Know Your Rights Guide to help individuals understand their legal options and rights if they are experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace.

Know Your Rights on Campus

Created by the AAUA, this resource provides access to the Legal Advocacy Fund information. It is designed for college students and staff members—such individuals are protected by federal, state, and local laws.


MySafeWorkplace is an anonymous reporting system that allows employees to report major concerns in their company’s workplace without sharing their name. The message is then communicated by the MySafeWorkplace to the company’s leadership.

Transgender Workplace Rights

Transgender and gender non-conforming individuals are protected by laws and policies intended to eliminate discrimination and harassment. This guide will help individuals check the protection laws and policies that currently cover the state they work in.service to all clients, regardless of gender, race, age, or sexual orientation.

Contact Our Phoenix Gender Discrimination Attorney

Stand strong against gender discrimination. Weiler Law PLLC, your ally in Phoenix, AZ, is committed to fighting for your rights. Our experienced gender discrimination lawyers are dedicated to empowering victims and challenging injustices. If you've faced discrimination based on gender, our skilled legal team is here to listen, advocate, and pursue the justice you deserve. Don't let discrimination go unchallenged—take action today. Contact us for a compassionate and determined approach to protect your rights and promote a fair society.

Arrange for a confidential case review with a Phoenix gender discrimination lawyer online or at (480) 418-7878 today.

Commonly Asked Gender Discrimination Questions

What is gender discrimination?

Gender discrimination is treating individuals differently in the workplace on the basis of their gender. This can take many forms, such as denying someone a promotion, paying someone less than their male counterparts for the same work, or making sexist comments or jokes.

What laws protect me from gender discrimination in Phoenix, AZ?

The federal law that protects employees from gender discrimination is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In addition, the Arizona Civil Rights Act provides additional protections against discrimination based on gender, as well as other protected classes such as race, age, and sexual orientation.

What should I do if I think I'm being discriminated against at work?

If you suspect that you're being discriminated against at work, you should document any incidents of discrimination and report them to your employer's HR department. If you're not satisfied with their response, you may want to consider filing a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or seeking legal counsel.

Can I be retaliated against for reporting gender discrimination?

No, it is illegal for employers to retaliate against employees for reporting gender discrimination. If you experience retaliation, you may have additional legal claims against your employer.

What damages can I recover if I win a gender discrimination lawsuit?

If you win a gender discrimination lawsuit, you may be entitled to back pay, front pay, compensatory damages (for emotional distress, for example), and punitive damages (if the employer's conduct was particularly egregious). Your attorney can advise you on what damages you may be able to recover in your specific case.

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