August 2014

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Posted by Legal Team On August 27, 2014

Whistleblowers are protected in California

Employees are afforded many rights in California. One of these is whistleblower protection. Whistleblowing refers to an instance in which an employee reports their employer for breaching public trust or violating a law. This is an extremely important employee right not only because it can help keep…

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Posted by Legal Team On August 22, 2014

Poll shows 70 percent of victims don’t report harassment

Having rights is one thing. Feeling free and encouraged to use them is quite another. A poll conducted by the Huffington Post and YouGov found that a large number of respondents claimed they had been harassed at their place of work, with 13 percent claiming harassment by…

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Posted by Legal Team On August 13, 2014

What kind of protections does the ADA afford me?

The Americans with Disabilities Act provides guidelines and regulations to ensure that employers treat those with disabilities as fairly as they treat those without disabilities. With the ADA, disabled individuals no longer have to worry about whether or not their disability will prevent them from being hired…

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Posted by Legal Team On August 7, 2014

Police lieutenant claims discrimination cost him promotion

We live in a progressive society that has made monumental strides in terms of achieving social equality. Unfortunately, as far as we’ve come as a society, there is still a long way to go for some people individually. We can all hope that one day the world…

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