Gay and Lesbian Discrimination

Minnesota Gay and Lesbian Discrimination Lawyers

It is illegal for an employer to harass or discriminate against an employee based on his or her sexual orientation. While state and federal laws specifically protect against this form of discrimination, some employers still fall behind the curve, mistreating certain individuals due to orientation.

Harrassment Due to Your Sexual Orientation? Talk to Us.

This discrimination can evidence itself in a wide range of treatments, from slurs, jokes and innuendos to differences in salary, training, opportunities, territories, benefits or promotions.

At Villaume & Schiek, P.A., of Bloomington, Minnesota, we are committed to advocating to see the rights of our clients protected from gay or lesbian discrimination. We provide representation in a broad range of industries and workplace venues. Our lawyers will carefully assess the details of the situation and advocate zealously to see your rights protected.

In some situations, the discrimination is less overt, still creating a hostile work environment for the individual without explicitly harassing him or her. This can include being passed over for a promotion for which you were qualified and should have received. It can also evidence itself in the form of retaliation. We will closely review the details of the situation and identify instances where you have experienced discrimination.

Facing Discrimination Because of Your Sexual Orientation? Call Us Now.

If you have been discriminated against at work, we are prepared to help. To arrange a consultation to discuss the situation with a Minnesota gay and lesbian