Fight Gender Discrimination in Boston: Legal Support and Guidance

Discriminating against an employee because of her or his gender is illegal. While much of the time gender discrimination involves discrimination against females, including pregnancy, sexual harassment and unequal treatment and pay, males can also suffer discrimination.

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Commonly Asked Questions

What is gender discrimination?

Gender discrimination refers to the unfair treatment of an individual based on their gender. It can include actions such as unequal pay, denial of promotions, sexual harassment, and biased hiring practices.

What are some examples of gender discrimination in the workplace?

Examples of gender discrimination in the workplace include paying women less than men for the same work, denying women promotions or leadership opportunities, subjecting women to sexual harassment, and implementing policies that disproportionately affect one gender.

How can I prove gender discrimination in a legal case?

To prove gender discrimination in a legal case, you may need to gather evidence such as emails, witness testimonies, performance evaluations, and any other documentation that supports your claim. It is advisable to consult with an experienced employment attorney who can guide you through the process.

What should I do if I experience gender discrimination at work?

If you experience gender discrimination at work, it is important to document the incidents, report them to your employer's human resources department, and consult with an employment attorney to understand your rights and explore legal options.

Results Matter Ms. MacLellan was named one of the top 12 Lawyers of the Year in Massachusetts in 2018 after single-handedly winning a $28 million verdict in an employment discrimination case; a landmark verdict which far exceeded prior jury awards in the field of employment law in Massachusetts.

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