Los Angeles Religious Discrimination Attorneys
Proudly Defending Religious Freedom in the Workplace
Under the California Workplace Religious Freedom Act of 2012 (WRFA), it is illegal to discriminate against a person in the workplace based on their religious beliefs or practices. Although California employers can deny requests for reasonable religious accommodations, they must first objectively prove that making such accommodations would constitute a “significant difficulty or expense.”
At Azadegan Law Group, APC, our top-notch legal team is committed to using our extensive knowledge of the law to represent individuals of all backgrounds who have experienced discrimination in the workplace because of their faith. We proudly help employees of all backgrounds fight against employers who have refused to accommodate their religious beliefs and practices.
Call (310) 340-1550 if you have faced religious discrimination at work so we can take a look at your case and discuss your legal options.
What Is Considered Religious Discrimination?
Religious discrimination occurs when a person or group of people are treated differently in their employment due to their religion. From denying an applicant a fair opportunity to firing an employee who reports harassment or discrimination arising from their religion, common examples of religious discrimination in the workplace include:
- Firing an employee because they ask for a day-off to practice or observe a religious holiday
- Preventing an employee from wearing religious attire, such as head coverings
- Imposing extra or different work requirements on an employee because of their religious beliefs or practices
- Refusing to hire an applicant because they don't practice the same religion as the employer
- Excluding a job applicant because they have a name associated with a particular religion
- Placing a worker in a role that has minimal contact with the public due to the worker’s religious clothing
- Refusing to allow and/or provide a quiet space for the employee to pray
Why Clients in Los Angeles Trust Our Compassionate Legal Representatives
Do you believe your religious freedom has been limited or attacked by your employer? Do you feel like work has become a hostile environment since people found out which religion you practice? If so, please reach out to the Azadegan Law Group so our legal professionals can become familiar with the details of your case and provide reliable legal support each step of the way.
We live with our client’s case. We listen, we think, we believe, we strategize creatively, we prepare, and we try. We develop a very close relationship with our clients and with our cases. We make sure that the jury will be able to see and feel our real and deep emotional connection with our cases and our commitment to our client. Our goal in a trial is not to “tell” our client’s story to the jury, rather, it is to “show” the jury the truth.
Focus Groups and Mock Jury Trials
When warranted, we use focus groups and conduct mock jury trials so we can better evaluate the emotional connection between the facts of the case and the jury. By doing so, we refine our strategy to be able to present a more powerful case to the jury.
We are a litigation firm first and foremost, ready to deal with any substantive or procedural legal challenge at every turn. We are equipped with state-of-the-art research and communication technologies that enable us to research every legal issue thoroughly and make ourselves readily available to our clients. In order to resolve each case as quickly and favorably as possible for each client, we litigate aggressively, while always tailoring our strategy to each client’s needs and goals. We explore every procedural angle and make every necessary motion to win the case or expedite the most favorable settlement possible.
Discovering the Story
Everything in life has a story. The “truth,” without a well thought out story, is not believed nor is it effective. We believe that understanding and feeling the core of the client’s story is the key to understanding the “truth” and formulating a powerful story to present to the jury. So, we spend tens of hours listening to the client’s story, and in many cases we use re-enactment techniques to be able to “see” the story. We explore the feelings, motivations and pressures behind every party in every case. That enables us to acquire a deeper understanding of our cases.
Contact us at (310) 340-1550 to schedule a consultation and find out what we can do to help you.