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California Court Says Obesity May Be Classified as a Disability

Can California employers fire someone because they are obese? Is obesity considered a disability that is protected under the law? These are important questions for Ketryn Cornell. Cornell, a former employee of the Berkeley Tennis Club, recently filed a disability Read More

Category: Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

New Law Limits When Employers Can Ask About Your Criminal Record

When you apply for a new job in California you may notice that the job application is a little bit different than it used to be. As of January 1, 2018, employers are no longer allowed to ask applicants about Read More

Category: Discrimination

New Parent Leave Act Extends Leave Protections to More California Parents

California employees who work for small companies may soon be able to take unpaid leave after the birth of a child without worrying about losing their job. State lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to extend this protection, which is currently only available Read More

Category: Uncategorized

Expanded Rights for Immigrant and Undocumented Workers in California

The federal government is attempting to strip the rights of immigrants across the country. At the same time, some states, including California, are ramping up efforts to protect them. According to the American Immigration Council, immigrants make up a quarter Read More

Category: Uncategorized

Victims of Sexual Harassment Still Fear Retaliation in the Workplace

Between the outpouring of allegations against some of the most famous men in our country and the #MeToo movement, sexual harassment in the workplace is finally getting much-needed attention. As a result, sexual harassment victims are being encouraged to step Read More

Category: Sexual Harassment, Uncategorized

Evidence That May Be Helpful in a Sexual Harassment Case

It seems as if you can’t turn on the news or scroll through your social media feed without seeing some kind of “breaking news” about a powerful man losing his job over allegations of sexual misconduct. Earlier this week, Matt Read More

Category: Sexual Harassment, Uncategorized

Signs of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Another day, another public figure accused of sexual harassment in the workplace. In the past month, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Roy Moore, and Louis CK have all been accused of using their elite status to prey on young men and Read More

Category: Sexual Harassment

Allegations of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace On the Rise

Over the past few weeks, more than 1.7 million women from 85 different countries have shared their stories about sexual harassment. The stories are mostly in response to similar accusations that were made against Harvey Weinstein. To date, more than Read More

Category: Sexual Harassment, Uncategorized

Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Bill Passes California State Senate

The California State Senate recently passed a bill that would explicitly protect employees from adverse employment actions for decisions they make concerning their reproductive health. The bill, if passed, would prohibit employers from firing, demoting, or otherwise discriminating against an Read More

Category: Discrimination, Pregnancy discrimination, Uncategorized

California Executive Argues He Was Fired Because of His Marital Status

A California executive who was fired from his high-ranking position in 2016 recently tried to argue that his firing was a violation of California’s employment discrimination laws. Specifically, the man argued that the CEO of the company – who happened Read More

Category: Discrimination, Uncategorized

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