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Posted by Legal Team On April 23, 2015

What can I do if I’m being sexually harassed at work?

If you are sexually harassed at your place of work, you may feel as though you have no choice but to accept it. Especially depending on your position in the workplace and the position of your harasser, you may be worried that taking action against your harasser…

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Posted by Legal Team On April 17, 2015

You can prevent and avoid discrimination at work

We often talk about the protections afforded to California employees thanks to the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). These protections are critical options for many employees because they prevent discrimination and wrongful termination in the work place. Thanks to the FEHA, California employees are protected from…

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Posted by Legal Team On April 9, 2015

Religious discrimination can be exempted, according to ruling

The line between employment termination that is unlawful and employment termination that is unfair is extremely thin. Thanks to a recent ruling in California, that line may have just become even thinner. Religious discrimination is illegal in California, yet two teachers were seemingly wrongfully terminated for just…

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Posted by Legal Team On April 2, 2015

Employee rights you may not know about

Many employees are aware of the protections that they are afforded under the law?protection from sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination?but there are many rights you have as an employee that you may not know about. For example, did you know that you can see your personnel…

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We fight for disabled employees’ rights

It is common knowledge that employers must make reasonable accommodation for disabled individuals so that the disabled workers can still perform the functions of their job. Unfortunately, reasonable accommodation is a rather vague term, and what exactly constitutes reasonable accommodation may differ among employers. Disability discrimination is…

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Posted by Legal Team On March 20, 2015

Religious discrimination is illegal in the workplace

Make no mistake about it: discrimination exists in our society. It is a real threat to many different people, and it contributes to the negative and unfair treatment of hundreds of thousands of Americans every day. While it is a slow process of managing this discrimination among…

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Posted by Legal Team On March 11, 2015

Former Google employee accuses supervisors of sexual harassment

The San Francisco Bay Area is the proud home of many of the country’s largest Internet corporations, including Facebook, Twitter and of course Google. Many of these corporations, especially Google, boast incredibly positive work environments and impressive employee satisfaction. However, even the most high-profile businesses are not…

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Did you know you can sue for pregnancy discrimination?

Many people feel that they are treated poorly in their place of work, and a good number of these probably are. Perhaps you feel underappreciated for the work you do, or you feel that you are forced to work twice as hard as your peers for the…

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Posted by Legal Team On February 25, 2015

Determine if your termination was unlawful

If you have been fired from your job, you are likely feeling many difficult emotions. You are probably upset about your sudden unemployment; you are probably angry at your employers for firing you; you are probably nervous about finding another job. With all of these tumultuous emotions,…

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Posted by Legal Team On February 18, 2015

Accommodation for disabled employees

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) made great progress in the equal treatment of disabled individuals in the workplace. In California, this progress is amplified by the additional protections afforded by the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). These two Acts come together to ensure that disabled…

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