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Posted by 1p21.admin On September 30, 2014

When is termination wrongful in an ‘at-will’ employment state?

Nobody wants to be fired from their job, and people who are may feel that they were fired unjustly. Under certain conditions, unjustly fired individuals may be able to successfully claim wrongful termination on the part of their employers, which could lead to compensation and even getting…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On September 24, 2014

Tinder executive resigns after sexual harassment lawsuit

Sexual harassment is a serious offense that affects employees of all races and genders. Even if you think that nobody in your workplace is a victim of sexual harassment, that may not be the case since many victims do not report harassment for fear of being ignored…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On September 23, 2014

Pregnant employees are protected in California

It may surprise you to learn about all the different forms of discrimination against which employees are protected in California. A few months ago, we mentioned that California law protects employees with diabetes from discrimination, and now we turn the discussion to another form of workplace discrimination…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On September 3, 2014

We treat disability discrimination seriously

Some people might think that a disability discrimination claim will be a fairly simple, straight-forward case. In addition to federal guidelines put in place by the Americans with Disabilities Act, California also has its own law called FEHA, the Fair Employment and Housing Act. Between these two,…

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Posted by 1p21.admin 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 1p21.admin 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 1p21.admin 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 1p21.admin 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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Posted by 1p21.admin On July 31, 2014

Former Yahoo employee alleges sexual harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace is one of the worst experiences that an employee can have. It can make you feel weak and inferior, or make you feel like you’re only valued for your sexual appeal, rather than your work performance. Perhaps most importantly, it can make…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On July 24, 2014

Former Twitter employee sues for wrongful termination

The San Francisco area is no stranger to large corporations. From production companies like Lucasfilm to retail chains such as Banana Republic and Old Navy, there are many business that call San Francisco home, but just because they’re large doesn’t mean they don’t have to obey the…

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