Sex discrimination is a broad form of discrimination that affects many aspects of sex and gender. Traditional notions involve the man perpetrating sexual coercion or harassment on a female victim. Sex discrimination and gender discrimination can fit anybody into the perpetrator and victim role. There can be man against woman discrimination, women against man discrimination, man against man discrimination and woman against woman discrimination. Sex discrimination is prohibited by Title VII, Equal Pay Act, Lilly Ledbetter Act and the Texas Labor Code. Working with a sexual harassment attorney can help you navigate these employment laws and demand justice. Contact Fort Worth and Dallas employment lawyer Adam Kielich if you believe you suffered sexual discrimination at work.
How sex discrimination occurs in the workplace
Sex discrimination is prohibited in any part of the employment relationship, from hiring practices through termination of employment. Sex discrimination is prohibited when it has a negative effect on obtaining or keeping a job; as well as the terms and conditions of employment. Common ways sex discrimination can occur: