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Employers Can’t Punish Employees For Taking Leave to Participate in School Activities

As your kids get older, they will probably become involved in an increasing number of groups, clubs, and organizations. With a new school year on the horizon, you may be wondering how you can work and make time for your Read More

Category: Small Necessities Leave

4 Women Accuse Former Boss of Age Discrimination

Four California women are suing a former employer, accusing the company of discriminating against them because of age. All of the women, who are over 40, spent more than 20 years working for a job training and placement group. While Read More

Category: Age Discrimination

New Regulations Help to Define National Origin Discrimination and Harassment

Employers in California are prohibited from engaging in discriminatory or harassing behavior on the basis of race or national origin. Both race and national origin have been granted legal protections under the law for decades. However, do we really have Read More

Category: National Origin Discrimination

California Woman Awarded $31 Million in Age Discrimination Lawsuit

It’s illegal for employers in California to discriminate against their employees because of their age. One company doing business in the state recently learned that age discrimination can have some very harsh consequences. The company, Danaher Corporation, was sued by Read More

Category: Age Discrimination

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

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