Montana Workplace Discrimination
Montana law is clear when it comes to employees’ rights and employers obligation to maintain a workplace free from harassment, retaliation and discrimination. If you believe you’re the victim of any unlawful workplace practice, McConnell Law can help explain the law and determine whether you have a legitimate case against an employer.
Do You Have a Claim?
1. Who is protected from discrimination? You cannot be discriminated against based on any of the following:
- Sex- including being pregnant, taking maternity leave, or being sexually harassed
- Marital Status
- Physical or Mental Disability
2. What is discrimination? Any of the following:
- Being terminated from employment
- Retaliated against
- Passed over for promotion
- Denied a raise
- Not hired
3. If your employer discriminated against you, take the following steps:
- Document thoroughly what happened. Be sure to document names of people involved, dates, and what was said or done by these individuals. Also, clearly outline your actions and responses accordingly.
- Identify witnesses to help defend your case. Who else heard or saw what happened? Will they be able to document this as well?
- Save all electronic evidence and documentation. Emails, video surveillance, phone messages, etc… If possible collect this evidence and be able to provide when requested. If your employer does not allow you access to these, provide a written request for these forms of evidence.
- Save everything your employer gave you.
If you’ve been harassed, discriminated against,
you may be eligible for compensation.
McConnell Law can help with your employment law issue.
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