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Posted by 1p21.admin On July 16, 2014

Employees allegedly fired for reminding peers of their rights

Just because you have a boss doesn’t mean that you have to do whatever your boss says. While they may be in charge of the job duties you perform, there are still rules that protect you at your workplace, allowing you to carry out your duties without…

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Employees with diabetes are protected by California law

Many people know about the protections afforded to disabled employees by acts such as the ADA and the FEHA. What may be less common knowledge is just how many conditions are viewed as disabilities and are thus protected by the acts. You might think of a disabled…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On July 2, 2014

Sexual harassment a huge problem at some California universities

Sexual assault and sexual harassment are serious problems in our state and in our country. Consequently, it is rather troubling that a recent report indicates that sexual harassment and sexual assault cases are possibly not being handled sufficiently at four particular California universities. One of those universities…

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California to increase protections against discrimination

Discrimination for any reason is unacceptable, especially in the workplace. If someone is doing their job properly, then why should they be treated differently to someone else working at the same standard? Sadly, many employees suffer from workplace discrimination every day, being made to feel uncomfortable or…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On June 19, 2014

San Francisco area ranks first in employee satisfaction again

Those who live in the San Francisco area were treated to some interesting and wonderful news recently: the two cities with the highest ratings for employee satisfaction last year were San Jose and San Francisco respectively. The rankings were based on report card generated by a website…

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Disabled unemployment rate increases despite job growth

Recent years have seen massive gains toward equality for all people, including those with disabilities. Acts such as the ADA and FEHA have raised awareness of the difficulties that disabled people face in the workplace, and they hold employers accountable for being negligent or disrespectful of those…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On June 5, 2014

California deputy claims he faced racial discrimination

As an employee, exercising your rights can sometimes seem like a dangerous and frightening prospect. You may fear some kind of retaliation, or be worried that you’ll be fired for speaking out against those with power over you. But it is precisely because you have rights that…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 30, 2014

Californians don’t have to suffer wrongful termination

Sudden loss of employment can be devastating for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that while your income has abruptly stopped, your bills continue to pour in. While employers in California can choose to fire their employees for any reason they see fit…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 21, 2014

California teacher suffers two years of sexual harassment

Many people think they could identify sexual harassment in the workplace, but they might not fully understand the scope of this abuse. Moreover, they might not understand how far protection against sexual harassment in the workplace goes, which may lead one to suffer a hostile working environment….

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San Francisco Fire Department faces discrimination lawsuit

Our country has made remarkable leaps in an effort to bring equality to everyone regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation. Unfortunately, while the country as a whole is trending to a more progressive social atmosphere, some individuals are still behind the proverbial curve. If these individuals…

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