Employment LawEmployees have a right to a workplace free of discrimination, harassment and mistreatment. When that is not provided, they have the right to take action and seek compensation from their employer. While many of these cases are resolved through negotiation, others may need to go to trial. Having a trial attorney on your side will give you peace of mind knowing that you are taken care of if your case needs to go to court.
The attorneys at Diaz & Jakob, PLLC, are at home in the courtroom. Whenever we take on a case, we carefully prepare it knowing that trial may be necessary. In many cases, it is our thorough preparation and history of courtroom success that persuade our opponents to offer settlements that meet our clients' needs.
How Have You Been Mistreated At Work?
Our San Antonio employment law lawyers handle cases involving:
- Discrimination based on race, religion, gender, age and other characteristics
- Sexual harassment
- Wage and hour disputes
- Wrongful termination
The Definition Of Wrongful Termination
Many people seek out an attorney because they believe they have been fired wrongfully. It is important to understand that Texas employers can legally terminate employees for almost any reason, or no reason at all, provided they are not in violation of the law.
A termination is wrongful only if it violates the law. For example, if an employer fires an employee because of the employee's race, religion, gender or age, it is illegal. Firings are also illegal if they are done in retaliation for a protected employee action, such as reporting sexual harassment or filing a workers' compensation claim. We will review your case to determine if you were wrongfully terminated. If so, we will take action to get you compensation.