Blankenship Law Firm

Discrimination

Employees that have been unlawfully discriminated against need an aggressive, experienced, and knowledgeable attorney at their side that can fight for and protect their rights. The Blankenship Law Firm has built a strong reputation standing up for the rights of victimized workers in Washington State.

Employment discrimination is not something that occurs only during the hiring process, it may also occur in compensation, assignment or classification of employees; transfer, promotion, layoff or recall; job advertisements; recruitment; testing; use of company facilities; training and apprenticeship programs; fringe benefits; and pay, retirement plans, and disability leave, and other situations.

Protected Characteristics

  • Filing a complaint or advocating rights
  • Presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability
  • Use of a trained dog guide or service animal
  • HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Status
  • Race
  • Creed
  • Color
  • National Origin
  • Sex
  • Marital Status
  • Age (40+)
  • Sexual Orientation, including Gender Identity

Sexual Harassment

At The Blankenship Law Firm, we have extensive experience in employment law, especially in the area of sexual harassment in the workplace. Under the Washington State Human Rights Commission, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission every employee has the right to a safe workplace, free of hostility and harassment. We are passionate about protecting that right, and we are committed to workplace justice for all people.

We will investigate your claims and assist you with all paperwork that you’ll need to file before initiating a lawsuit. If you’re still on the job, we will monitor your situation to make certain that no one is attempting to retaliate against you. The great majority of sexual harassment claims are settled out of court; however our experienced attorneys have the litigation experience and skill to take your case to a jury if an agreement is not reached before trial. We have a skilled team of proven trial lawyers and staff experienced in jury trials.

No one should endure the stress and indignity of inappropriate sexual conduct in the workplace. If you have experienced sexual harassment, our lawyers will fight aggressively to protect and enforce your rights. The Blankenship Law Firm has won significant verdicts and settlements in lawsuits on behalf of clients who were victims of workplace sexual harassment.

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