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Court Says All Workplace Complaints Not Protected Whistleblowing

Whistleblower laws protect employees who report illegal or unethical conduct in the workplace. Under these laws, you cannot be fired, harassed, or the victim of discrimination for revealing unsavory business practices. However, the California Court of Appeals just made it Read More

Category: Whistleblowing

Understanding Racial Harassment and Discrimination in California

A California man is suing a well-known solar company over their alleged racial harassment and “white only” policies. According to reports, Teshawn Soloman began working for Vivint Solar in 2017 as a temporary employee. Shortly after being brought on board Read More

Category: Race Discrimination

California Employer Sued for Prohibiting Employees From Speaking Spanish

While English is the preferred language in the United States, it is certainly not the only one that is spoken on a daily basis. In places like Southern California, other languages, including Spanish, are incredibly common. However, it seems as Read More

Category: National Origin Discrimination

San Jose Police Officer Files Religious Harassment Lawsuit

A San Jose police officer has a filed a lawsuit against his department and the city, alleging that he has been the victim of workplace discrimination because he is Muslim. In his complaint, the officer explains that after the events Read More

Category: Religious Harassment

What Damages Are Available to Victims of Workplace Discrimination?

In California, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of gender, race, age, disability, and other protected classifications. If you have been the victim of workplace discrimination you have the right to file Read More

Category: Discrimination

What is Employer Retaliation?

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, retaliation is the most frequently reported type of workplace discrimination. Retaliation can prevent an employee from getting a job, securing a well-deserved promotion, or even joining in on workplace activities. The best Read More

Category: Retaliation

What is Equal Pay Day?

April 10th is Equal Pay Day in the United States. The day is not marked to celebrate the fact that women have finally closed the gender wage gap. No, Equal Pay Day simply marks the day on which women have Read More

Category: wages

New California Law May Prohibit Non-Disclosure Provisions in Sexual Harassment Cases

The #MeToo movement has made it very clear that many sexual harassment cases are settled privately between parties. Since these sexual harassment settlement agreements contain non-disclosure provisions, victims of sexual harassment are prohibited from discussing any details of the case. Read More

Category: Sexual Harassment

California Lawmakers Considering Employment Protections for Medical Marijuana Users

In January, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act became law, making it legal for adults to consume, purchase, and grow limited amounts of marijuana for recreational use. Since medical marijuana was already legal in the state, this law essentially decriminalizes Read More

Category: Discrimination

Victims of Sexual Harassment in CA May Soon Have More Time to File a Claim

Men and women who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace continue to come forward with their stories. For many of these victims, it is too late to pursue legal action against their employers. While victims of sexual harassment do Read More

Category: Sexual Harassment

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