April 2019

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Posted by Legal Team On April 26, 2019

California ends discrimination against natural hair

Braids, dreadlocks, Bantu knots, twists, fades and Afros have long been associated with men and women of color — and generally discouraged in many workplaces (if not outright banned). For decades, professional men and women of color have had to subject their hair to harsh chemical straighteners…

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Posted by Legal Team On April 18, 2019

Wrongfully fired? Know how to leave with your dignity intact

You’ve just been wrongfully fired and you’re quite naturally livid about the whole thing. You know that you’re experiencing unfair treatment and outright discrimination, and you’re humiliated and upset. Take a deep breath. You need to do everything in your power to control your emotions right now…

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Posted by Legal Team On April 11, 2019

Lawsuit alleges Disney discriminates against women workers

Does Disney discriminate against its women workers? A lawsuit recently filed in Los Angeles County claims that the entertainment giant pays its female employees less than it does males for the same work. The lawsuit is the latest splash in the news about income disparity among the…

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Posted by Legal Team On April 10, 2019

Don’t fall for these tricks that can cheat you out of overtime

Most employers are perfectly aware that they need to pay their employees overtime when those employees work more than 40 hours in a week — but some still try to skirt the law to save a few bucks. How do they do that and avoid being reported…

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