Employment Law Attorneys
Buckhannon, Parkersburg and throughout West Virginia


Protected Category Termination

Our attorneys defend your rights

Certain workers can be more vulnerable to being terminated. That’s why state and federal officials created various laws designed to protect certain workers from wrongful termination. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the best known of these federal laws.

Unfortunately, some employers ignore such laws and wrongfully terminate employees who belong to a protected class. Often, these employers cite other reasons for their actions. That’s why these cases can be so complicated.

Fortunately, our experienced West Virginia wrongful termination attorneys at Klie Law Offices have handled many complex legal cases throughout our careers. We know how the legal system works and what tactics work best when it comes to successfully resolving such claims.

Protected classes

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces various laws created to protect workers classified into various protected groups. As a result, rules and regulations such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protect people from discrimination on the basis of:

  • Race
  • Gender
  • Disability
  • Religion
  • National origin
  • Age (if over 40 years old)

If you believe you were wrongfully terminated due to discrimination in the workplace, make sure take strong legal action to protect your rights. Make sure you contact us and schedule your free case evaluation today.

Why choose us

Experience matters when it comes to wrongful termination cases involving people in a protected group. Employers often cite other reasons for firing someone. But just because they do so doesn’t make it right.

As your attorney, we can challenge their actions on your behalf. We can demand to see your evaluations and other evidence that you were a hard-working, responsible employee. And if they refuse to cooperate with us, we’re prepared to file a lawsuit against them and bring a complaint before the EEOC on your behalf.

We take such cases very seriously at our law firm. That’s because we strongly believe in holding companies accountable for their actions. Our country was built on respecting the rights of individuals. Make sure you’re treated with respect. Contact our law firm today.

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