November 2015

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Posted by Legal Team On November 29, 2015

McDonald’s fined for immigration discrimination

Immigration is currently a very hot topic in the United States of America, with citizens and politicians on both sides of the aisle arguing fiercely about how such individuals should be treated. Some say that we should welcome immigrants with open arms, while others claim that immigrants…

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Posted by Legal Team On November 18, 2015

Sexual harassment is not always about lewd gestures

In many instances of sexual harassment, the signs are quite clear: inappropriate gestures or discussion, unwanted physical contact and perhaps even obscene pictures or emails. Such instances may be some of the most common types of sexual harassment, but they are not the only types of sexual…

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Posted by Legal Team On November 13, 2015

Lesser known ADA protections

The Americans with Disabilities Act was established in 1990 in order to set regulations and provide protections for individuals with disabilities hoping to join the workforce. Prior to the ADA, disabled individuals had a significantly more difficult time finding and retaining employment, primarily because employers would often…

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Posted by Legal Team On November 6, 2015

California couple brings wrongful termination lawsuit

The question of what brings an employment termination from unfair to unlawful is one of the most important questions that can be posed in the context of employment law. When someone’s employment is terminated unfairly, as unfortunate as it may be, there is often not much legal…

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Posted by Legal Team On November 1, 2015

Workers are protected from racial discrimination

Our country has made great strides in providing extensive protections for demographics of all types in the workplace. California, in particular, has enacted strict laws providing additional protections for pregnant women, disabled workers and others. The goal is for all people to be treated equally by their…

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