Category Archives : Discrimination

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    Were You Fired Under False Pretenses?

    Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

    Losing a job is a challenging experience, especially when termination occurs under false pretenses. In California, where employment laws are designed to protect workers' rights, being fired under misleading circumstances may warrant legal action.

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    Can Employers Discriminate Based on Pregnancy?

    Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

    Discriminating against workers based on pregnancy is prohibited under federal and state law. This type of discrimination may take the form of firing an employee, demoting them, or refusing to promote or hire a worker who is pregnant. It may also include denying certain accommodations for a pre...

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    What is the Pregnancy Discrimination Act?

    Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023

    The Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978 as a way to ensure the protection of women so that they would not be discriminated against as a result of pregnancy, abortion, or pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions.  Y...

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    Dealing with a Hostile Work Environment? Take Legal Actions

    Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    The definition of a hostile work environment in California is any workplace in which inappropriate behavior in the workplace is severe and pervasive enough to create a hostile atmosphere for its workers. A hostile work environment often relates to sexual harassment, but can certainly involve various types of workplace...

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    Proving Age Discrimination at Work

    Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021

    The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) both prohibit employment discrimination based on an applicant or employee’s age. Some companies look ...


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