Will Beckum, Esq.
Will Beckum has over 14 years experience representing individuals in employment litigation. Mr. Beckum is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Missouri and Illinois as well as multiple Federal Courts. Mr. Beckum is a graduate of Georgia Tech in Atlanta and Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri.
Beckum Law handles all types of employment cases throughout the State of Alabama. These matters include race and gender discrimination, sexual harassment, disability, family and medical leave, pregnancy discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower claims. Call (205) 588-0699 or contact me today for a free and confidential consultation.
Federal Law prohibits discrimination based on the following classifications:
Age discrimination (ADEA), including disqualification during hiring, and making lay off and promotion decisions based on age;
Gender/sex discrimination, including Equal Pay Act cases (wage discrimination), stereotyping, gender role discrimination, and failure to promote based on gender;
Race/national origin discrimination, including disparate treatment and disparate impact, hiring and promotion decisions based on race or ethnicity, and racial/ethnic jokes or slurs;
Disability discrimination (ADA), including discrimination cases involving the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), denied disability benefits, and the failure to make reasonable accommodations;
Pregnancy discrimination (PDA), including laying off, refusing to hire or promote, and other disparate treatment of pregnant women;
Religious discrimination, including making hiring, promotion and disciplinary decisions based on religion (such as discriminating against Muslim workers), and refusing to allow employees to follow normal religious practices;
Military service discrimination (USERRA), including all types of situations such as being prevented from promotion or fighting on the front line;
Unpaid protected leave discrimination (FMLA), including not being granted job protection or being treated differently after returning from leave;
Genetic information issues.
Our firm also handles whistleblower lawsuits relating to the False Claims Act. This statute prohibits businesses who accept federal funds from submitting or certifying false claims for payment for the work they perform. These businesses include medical providers, hospices, and hospitals that receive Medicare payments as well as other types of contractors (defense, telecommunications, and educational) that perform federal contracts.
For additional information about Federal or Alabama employment laws or the Beckum law firm, please contact Will Beckum at (205) 588-0699 or email@example.com.
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