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Posted by Legal Team On January 20, 2015

Termination is never easy and may not be just

Being terminated from a job is never easy. If you live in an “at-will” employment state such a California you must prove that you were terminated for an unlawful reason to receive compensation. The termination may be unfair but that doesn’t necessarily mean it was unlawful. In…

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Posted by Legal Team On January 12, 2015

Your employer’s sexual harassment responsibilities

We talk often about how California law protects employees from sexual harassment, but it is important to remember that not all responsibility to handle the harassment lies with the victim. While victims of sexual harassment can lodge a complaint and even file a lawsuit to be compensated…

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Posted by Legal Team On January 7, 2015

Disabled individuals are protected from discrimination

For those fortunate people who do not suffer from any kind of disability, it is nearly impossible to fully understand the innumerable ways in which a disability complicates life. Not only are disabled individuals denied many of the pleasures that others can enjoy, disabled individuals also often…

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Posted by Legal Team On January 5, 2015

California workplace discrimination statistics

One of the most fundamental and important employee rights is the right to a workplace in which you are treated fairly and allowed to do your work to the best of your ability. This means a workplace free from discrimination based on things like race, gender, disability…

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Posted by Legal Team On December 22, 2014

How does the FEHA differ from the ADA?

California takes employment law very seriously, and employees of nearly all walks of life are protected by the Fair Employment and Housing Act, which protects many employees from discrimination or harassment based on their age, race, gender and many other things. The FEHA also provides these protections…

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Posted by Legal Team On December 15, 2014

Black worker alleges racial discrimination

The workplace should never be, and yet often can be, frightening or unfair. Employees may feel that they are underappreciated or mistreated, but they may also be afraid to speak out about their feelings due to fear of retaliation. This is especially true for employees who are…

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Posted by Legal Team On December 9, 2014

Do not suffer unlawful employment termination

In at-will employment states like California, employers can terminate their employees for any reason and at any time, as long as the reason is not considered unlawful. However, there is a fine line between being unfairly fired from your job and being unjustly fired from your job….

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Posted by Legal Team On December 1, 2014

Age discrimination is illegal in California

California is a state that prides itself on being progressive with employment law, ensuring that all workers are treated equally and fairly regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation or any other factor. Not only are employees legally protected against sexual harassment and wrongful termination, they are…

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Posted by Legal Team On November 25, 2014

Is there really protection from sexual harassment at work?

If you are being subjected to unwanted sexual advances or vulgar words or gestures, then you may have a serious legal matter on your hands. Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal in California law. Under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, as well as federal…

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Posted by Legal Team On November 17, 2014

Californian employers to pay hefty discrimination settlement

It can be hard enough to find work sometimes without being held back by other people’s narrow-minded views. Sadly, many workers in California struggle against discrimination and unfair treatment not only in their place of work, but even during the application process. Although it is natural for…

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