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Gay man fired after suffering alleged workplace discrimination

It’s no secret that many work places are ruled by heterosexual males. While this in no way indicates that heterosexual males are prone to unfair treatment of others, in some cases personal bias can become an issue causing wrongful termination. Certain employers may be uncomfortable around individuals…

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Disability discrimination lawsuits are prevalent in California

There are a number of legal statutes in place to assist those living with disabilities. However, they are not always observed to acceptable standards. When these failures occur, disabled individuals can find justice and often receive compensation for another’s failure to comply with the Americans with Disabilities…

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Posted by Legal Team On March 26, 2014

Sexual harassment claim revived despite contract restriction

Sexual harassment can be one of the most terrifying and disgusting encounters in the workplace. Victims of sexual harassment may choose not to say anything for fear of retaliation either from their harasser or the company itself. They may also internalize the ordeal, wondering if perhaps they…

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Posted by Legal Team On March 19, 2014

Gay schoolteacher believes he was fired for marrying his partner

We live in a progressive society that is making rapid leaps when it comes to equality. Unfortunately, while public perception may be shifting, the change may not be as quick in the professional field. California is an “at-will” employment state, which means that most employers can fire…

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Posted by Legal Team On March 13, 2014

Wrongful termination costs Playboy millions

The workplace should be a place where employees can feel safe and secure based on their performance. If employees do their jobs well, they should look forward to going to work and being productive members of society. Unfortunately, the workplace can often be seen as a trap…

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Posted by Legal Team On March 6, 2014

California employee compensated for wrongful termination

Times are tough in today’s economy, and people need their jobs more than ever to maintain the lifestyle to which they are accustomed. Job loss can be one of the most devastating and stressful experiences in people’s lives. However, if employment is terminated for the wrong reasons,…

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Posted by Legal Team On February 27, 2014

California ADA lawsuits vastly outnumber those elsewhere

Disability is no laughing matter. Folks with disabilities must face challenges on a daily basis that those without disabilities cannot fathom. An act as necessary and simple as public restroom use can become a chore for some people if there are not reasonable accommodations. Fortunately for disabled…

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Posted by Legal Team On February 20, 2014

San Francisco tells employers: Ban the criminal history box

When a convicted criminal is released back into society and applies for a job, the dreaded question about criminal history often makes it difficult to get beyond the initial application form. Consciously or unconsciously, when an employer knows that a potential employee has a criminal record, the…

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Posted by Legal Team On February 18, 2014

California legal battle develops over workplace discrimination

All employees should be subject to equal and fair treatment in their workplace. It is an important human right to be treated in a just manner. Although there are laws that protect workers against workplace discrimination, some may not be fully covered by the laws currently in…

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Posted by Legal Team On February 6, 2014

Universities battle with campus sex assaults

Sexual harassment is a crime that is common, however, not freely spoken about. This is a problem that exists not only in the workplace, but other institutions as well. Most recently, academic institutions are trying to decrease the number of sex assaults on campus after the case…

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