Employment Discrimination

Federal and state laws prohibit Illinois employers from discriminating against individuals based on their protected characteristics. These protected characteristics are as follows: 

  • Race
  • Color
  • Gender
  • ​Pregnancy
  • ​Age
  • Religion
  • Disability 
  • National Origin
  • ​Sexual orientation


If your employer has treated you less favorably because of a legally-protected trait listed above, you may have a claim for discrimination. Vucko Law is available for a free initial consultation to discuss your legal rights at (312) 522-2517