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Gay & LGBT Rights In The Workplace

gay-lgbt-rightsAre you having a problem in the workplace because of your sexual orientation or gender identity?

Contact the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore

The Philadelphia & South Jersey employment lawyers Eric A. Shore and Graham F. Baird can help. We have handled countless Adverse Action and Sexual Harassment cases for gay and transgender Americans.

These two types of cases are the most common for those LGBT members of our society:

Adverse Action in the Workplace

If you are a LGBT member of society and your employer has taken adverse action against you in the form of:

  • Firing you due to your gender identity or sexual orientation
  • Reducing your hours or pay because of your gender identity or sexual orientation
  • Reducing or excluding you from benefits because of your gender identity or sexual orientation

Your employer may be discriminating against you and the employment attorneys at the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore can help you stop the discrimination and protect your rights.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

If you are a LGBT citizen who:

  • Is made uncomfortable at work because your coworkers or supervisors display animosity towards your sexual orientation
  • Is consistently harassed, called names, subjected to jokes and pranks or slurred by your coworkers and supervisors

You likely have a sexual harassment case, and the employment attorneys at the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore can help.

Are you unsure of the best way to let your employer know about your sexual orientation or gender identity?

Are you afraid of filing a harassment complaint?

Even if you aren’t ready for litigation, we can still help!

Whether it’s filing a formal complaint or simply counseling you on your workplace rights and how best to exercise those rights, we can provide you with legal services in these areas. We can also provide legal advice as to how to handle coming out or transitioning at work.  We can provide guidance to make that experience as smooth as possible with no ill effect on your rights.

When should you contact us?

As soon as you feel uncomfortable at work! Don’t push the harassment or adverse action you are experiencing to the side. With these cases, it is always best to reach out to us before matters get worse. Even if you are unsure as to whether or not you have a case, our employment lawyers can help.

What can we do to help?

We can help you from start to finish, regardless of whether you have a case or are simply seeking guidance. We will work with you to find a solution to your problem, regardless of your employment status. Remember – if your employer takes action against you or retaliates against you for making a complaint, that is illegal and the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore will help.

Know and EXERCISE your rights. You should not have to go to work and suffer each and every day because of your sexual orientation or gender identity. Contact  Eric A. Shore or Graham F. Baird today at 215-627-9999 or contact us online.

The Law Offices of Eric A. Shore is located at:

2 Penn Center, Suite 1240
1500 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19102

201 Laurel Rd – 8th Floor
Voorhees, NJ 08043


NO FEE unless YOU WIN!

*Attorneys at the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore handle Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims throughout the United States. Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and other types of cases are only handled in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland.

National Headquarters are located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but we serve Social Security claimants in many communities throughout the United States including: New York, Miami, Tampa, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Dallas, San Antonio, Boston, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Newark, and Pennsauken.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established. An attorney-client relationship is formed when the attorney and client both execute a retainer agreement.

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