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Teacher Accuses Valencia High School of Race Discrimination in New Lawsuit

Kimberly Forbes told administrators at Valencia High School that two black female students were being sexually harassed by two male students. Months later, she brought up what she believed was a “racially hostile environment” at the school. When the Black Read More

Category: Race Discrimination

California Teacher Receives $850,000 In LGBT Discrimination Settlement

Beginning in the fall of 2012, the Sultana High School’s Gay-Straight Alliance club was removed from the school’s student handbook. When club members asked to hold events at the school, the administration refused those requests. Fliers advertising club meetings were Read More

Category: LGBT Discrimination

Disney Accused of Perpetuating Wage Gap in New Discrimination Lawsuit

The Walt Disney company has been accused of systematically paying female employees less than male employees. The claim is outlined in a sexual discrimination lawsuit that was filed in Los Angeles last month. In the lawsuit, two female Disney employees Read More

Category: wages

Proposed Law Would Extend The Amount of Time You Have to File a Workplace Discrimination Lawsuit

You have the right to take legal action if you’re the victim of discrimination or harassment in the workplace. However, you only have a very limited amount of time to act. Under current law, you must file your complaint within Read More

Category: Discrimination

Former Hospital Employee Awarded $1.3 Million in Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Virginia Hoover was employed as a radiologic technologist at a hospital in Camarillo when she was injured at work. She claims that her employer discriminated against her because of her injury and failed to provide necessary accommodations. The hospital ultimately Read More

Category: Disability Discrimination

California Charter School Agrees to Pay $8,000 to Settle Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

It’s a well-known fact that women tend to be paid less than men. This is a reality for most women, regardless of their position or job title. Certain legal protections are in place to prevent these pay discrepancies. Despite these Read More

Category: gender discrimination

Police Officer Accuses California Highway Patrol of LGBT Discrimination

A California police officer has filed a lawsuit against the California Highway Patrol, accusing his employer of discriminating against him because he is gay. In his lawsuit, Jay Brome claims that he has experienced discrimination and a hostile work environment Read More

Category: LGBT Discrimination

Palo Alto Agrees to Pay $55,000 to Settle Race Discrimination Lawsuit

In 2016, Palo Alto’s Children’s Theatre director filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the city of Palo Alto. The lawsuit, which was marked the second time the director had filed a discrimination complaint against the city, was settled earlier this Read More

Category: Race Discrimination

California Lawmakers Considering Hairstyle Anti-Discrimination Law

California has some of the most wide-ranging anti-discrimination laws in the country. A new bill moving through the state legislature seeks to add even more protections for Californians. Under SB 188, the Fair Housing and Employment Act would prohibit discrimination Read More

Category: Race Discrimination

Study Reveals New Moms Experience Breastfeeding Discrimination at Work

Absent a private company policy, new moms aren’t guaranteed paid time off from work after giving birth. Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a new mom can take up to 12 weeks off from work – unpaid – Read More

Category: Breastfeed Discrimination

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