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Illinois Employment Discrimination Attorneys

Employment Discrimination Lawyers

At Benassi & Benassi, our employment discrimination lawyers help people who have been injured economically and emotionally by workplace discrimination. We are committed to seeking justice for people who have been denied promotions, compensated with lower wages and benefits, or denied employment based on their race, religion, national origin, sex or gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or disability or perceived disability.

Experienced Employment Discrimination Attorneys

Employment discrimination cases are complex and are often difficult to win. Therefore, it is important to have an attorney who has extensive experience in sex discrimination, age discrimination, disability discrimination, and race discrimination cases. Our discrimination attorneys have handled a wide range of cases involving:

  • Title VII (sex, race, religion, national origin, retaliation, etc.)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Illinois Human Rights Act
  • Title IX (discrimination in education)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • US and Illinois Constitution

One of the difficulties in handling discrimination cases is that discrimination is rarely overt. It has often occurred for years and affected many people. Therefore it is helpful to establish a pattern of unlawful behavior. If that can be done, these cases can be filed as multi-plaintiff cases or class action cases that can help individuals obtain fair and just results. Our discrimination attorneys do not shy away from complex cases against big companies. We have the skill, experience, and resources necessary to help our clients obtain justice.

Contact our Peoria, Illinois Lawyers

Our attorneys handle cases for clients throughout the state of Illinois; however our practice is based primarily in central Illinois including the cities of Peoria, Eureka, Champaign, Bloomington-Normal, Pekin, Springfield, Rock Island, and surrounding areas. Please contact Benassi & Benassi. We are committed to providing positive resolutions to our clients' legal disputes so they can move on with their lives.

Practice Areas

Workers’ Compensation
Motor Vehicle Accident
Family Law/Dissolution
Personal Injury/Nursing Home Negligence/Medical Malpractice
Sexual Harassment and Hostile Work Environment

Practice Areas

Employment Discrimination
Retaliation claims and Whistleblower in the Workplace
Class Action Lawsuit and Multi-Plaintiff Cases
Civil Rights Litigation
Employment Law

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