Remedies for Employment Discrimination

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What Remedies Are There for Employment Discrimination Cases?

The remedy available in an employment discrimination case will depend in part on the facts of the case and the statute violated.  Remedies that are often used include:

Most federal statutes have caps on recovery for compensatory and punitive damages that range from $50,000 to $300,000 in combined recovery.  Back pay and front pay are excluded from these caps.

Do I Need a Lawyer?

The laws regarding employment discrimination cases can be very complicated and difficult to understand.  If you feel that you have been the victim of employment discrimination, an experienced employment attorney can advise you of your rights and help you determine your likelihood of recovery.  A lawyer can also help you with the complex procedural aspects of filing a claim, as well as represent you in court.

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Last Modified: 03-08-2013 04:04 PM PST

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