A Presentation by Stewart & Musell, LLP
In our experience, we know that there can be few things as
humiliating as being subjected to employment discrimination.
If your rights have been violated due to illegal discrimination or
harassment, it is vital you speak with an experienced and
compassionate San Francisco employment lawyer.
At Stewart & Musell, LLP, our
legal team is dedicated to
discrimination by applying our
extensive knowledge of the
law—one case at a time.
•Gender or gender identity
Common ways that employers discriminate
based on age include:
Posting a job description targeting
employees of a certain age range
Asking about an employee's age on the
application or interview
Preventing older workers from receiving
training available to younger workers
Denying an older worker a promotion but
hiring a younger employee for the position
Creating a hostile environment for older
Encouraging older workers to quit
Implementing a layoff that affects mostly
Demoting an older worker in favor of a
The law also specifies a number of protections, making the following
Termination because of disability
Not hiring someone because they are disabled or appear to be
Harassment or abusive language
Gender discrimination occurs any time:
An employee loses favor, station, or undue wages due to a
An employee isn't paid as much as an employee of the opposite
gender for doing identical work.
An employee is passed over for promotions or bonuses due to
Any other policies or
treatment that singles
out employees based on
Legal Help Do?
We pursue your rightful amount
of compensation, which could
include the following:
Front pay, back pay, promotion,
Reasonable expert witness fees
and attorney fees and costs
Punitive and emotional distress
If you are an employee or applicant who has experienced
discrimination in the private or public workplace, Stewart &
Musell, LLP can assist you as you file a complaint with the DFEH.
Employment discrimination claims must be filed within
the statute of limitations of one year from the last act of
We can represent you so your rights are protected and your
employer is held responsible for their wrongful actions.
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