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Posted by 1p21.admin On January 24, 2020

California begins tracking sexual harassment claims

One of the reasons that sexual harassers thrive in the workplace is that there’s never been any particular effort to track them. Indeed, since many employers are reluctant to admit that sexual harassment occurred behind their doors, many harassers can quietly move on to other positions in…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On January 14, 2020

Is job discrimination against African Americans still a problem?

Unfortunately, workplace discrimination remains a huge problem for African Americans and other minorities in America. The state of California is no exception, with many struggling to find good jobs that pay fair wages to African Americans and other residents alike. To show you just how relevant African…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On January 9, 2020

California restaurant worker wins discrimination claim

Pregnancy can be an exciting time. However, that excitement can be diminished significantly if your employer uses your pregnancy as an excuse to discriminate, make your life miserable and force you out of your job. Unfortunately, many women in the service industry face pregnancy discrimination. Often, they’re…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On January 3, 2020

California law ending forced arbitration put on hold

As of Jan. 1, 2020, California was set to ban forced arbitration in employment contracts — a move that was designed to keep sexual harassment victims from being forced to settle and stay silent after being abused. Critics have long said that forced arbitration clauses can end…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On December 26, 2019

Californians brace for changes in employment law

There are a bunch of new laws going into effect on Jan. 1, 2020 in California — and both employers and employees are bracing for the repercussions. Here’s an overview of some of the big changes to employment laws and employee rights in the new year that…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On December 19, 2019

Small businesses are seeing a rise in discrimination claims

A new report from the business insurer Hiscox may be making small business owners (and their own insurers) all over California a little nervous. According to data mined from national and state agencies alike, California is the third-most risky state in terms of the risk of employment…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On December 13, 2019

Riot Games settles gender discrimination suit for $10 million

Riot Games, the maker of League of Legends and other popular video games, has been in the news since at least May. That’s when 150 of its employees walked away from their desks in Los Angeles, CA, in protest over what they said was a toxic corporate…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On December 5, 2019

How to tell you need a wrongful termination attorney

Have you been fired? If you feel like the firing was unfair, you may be wondering if you’re just out of luck — or if you have a case for wrongful termination. Should you see a lawyer about your situation? Here are some reasons why it’s smart…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On November 28, 2019

Court rules accidental discrimination is still discrimination

A California Court of Appeals’ decision regarding a wrongful termination claim and disability discrimination has a warning for employers: Be cautious when you apply a termination policy to a newly disabled employee. You’d better be certain that you’ve done everything necessary to make reasonable accommodations for the…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On November 21, 2019

What forms can pregnancy discrimination take?

When you think of “pregnancy discrimination,” you may think of those days, long ago, when companies actually forbid female employees from getting pregnant. Anyone who announced they were expecting (or started to show) was summarily dismissed from their position. Well, that’s not legal anymore but that doesn’t…

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