New Orleans Gender Discrimination Attorney

Located in New Orleans, gender discrimination lawyer James Arruebarrena assists clients throughout Louisiana who have been discriminated against by their employer or denied a job because of their gender.

If possible, please call to consult Mr. Arruebarrena before quitting your job or taking action. He can advise you on the proper way of handling the situation. There are strict deadlines that must be followed, and a mistake could harm your case.

James L. Arruebarrena: Your Protection Against Gender Discrimination

Gender discrimination (also called sex discrimination) is prohibited by state and federal law. Title VII and Louisiana statutes prohibit employers from discriminating against employees or treating employees in a discriminatory manner because of their gender. Discriminatory treatment includes unequal pay based on gender (typically unequal pay for women) and disparate treatment for pregnancy ( pregnancy discrimination ) or taking medical leave under FMLA. In addition, you cannot be fired or denied employment because of your gender.

Mr. Arruebarrena has been representing Louisiana clients in gender discrimination claims since 1993. He understands state and federal discrimination laws, including sex discrimination or gender discrimination. He also has the litigation experience to help you if you are being discriminated against or denied opportunities because of your gender. For information regarding why Mr. Arruebarrena is the right attorney for you, please visit our Firm Overview page.

What Is Gender Discrimination?

Gender discrimination (also referred to as sex discrimination) is disparate treatment based on your gender. In the workplace, it can include the following:

  • Unequal pay — including women receiving less pay for the same work
  • Employment opportunities (or the denial of access to employment opportunities) based on gender, including women being denied opportunities because of a fear they may become pregnant
  • Harassment, including sexual harassment, inappropriate remarks and unwanted sexual advances
  • Any other disparate treatment based on gender or sex

If you submitted a written gender discrimination complaint and became the victim of employer retaliation, it is important to contact our law office immediately. Mr. Arruebarrena is ready to listen to your situation, protect your rights and get you the compensation you deserve.

Contact an Experienced New Orleans Gender Discrimination Lawyer

Contact our gender discrimination attorney online, or call 504-322-1272 to schedule your confidential consultation. You may also e-mail our employment law firm by filling out our employment law online questionnaire.