Common Examples Of Marital Status Discrimination

As a worker in the State of California, you might already know it’s against the law for an employer to discriminate against you due to such factors as your gender, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, etc. However, some Californians don’t realize it is also against the law for an employer to discriminate against a… Continue reading Common Examples Of Marital Status Discrimination

4 Common Examples of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Gender discrimination in the workplace can take many forms. Thus, sometimes victims of gender discrimination don’t even fully realize they are being improperly treated based on their gender identity. It would be impossible to cover all forms of potential workplace gender discrimination in a single blog entry. The following are merely a few basic examples… Continue reading 4 Common Examples of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

LA-Based Riot Games Settles Huge Gender Discrimination Case

A common theme that California companies have seen over recent years is that of employment discrimination issues within the video game and tech industries. While it is worth noting that this is a trend seen within the digital game world, it is not unique nor restricted to this industry. Many large companies across the Californian… Continue reading LA-Based Riot Games Settles Huge Gender Discrimination Case

Can You Sue Your Employer For Miscarriage Due to Pregnancy Discrimination At Work?

You probably know by now that employers are prohibited from discriminating against their pregnant employees, but what if the pregnant worker suffers a miscarriage as a result of pregnancy discrimination at work? It is illegal in Los Angeles and all across California for an employer to fire an employee or take any other adverse employment… Continue reading Can You Sue Your Employer For Miscarriage Due to Pregnancy Discrimination At Work?

How Older Women Can Report Age Discrimination At Work in California

As an older woman over 40 being discriminated against in the workplace, it can feel extremely lonely and frightening to go up against your employer and report age discrimination, unless, of course, you hire a Los Angeles discrimination attorney (in that case, having an experienced lawyer by your side can solve most of your problems).… Continue reading How Older Women Can Report Age Discrimination At Work in California

Discrimination Includes Age

When we hear of discriminatory practices, we almost always think of race and sex. This doesn’t mean that we are wrong for associating discrimination with those two characteristics, but we often forget that discrimination can be a multi-layered situation. One can also be discriminated against based on race AND sex and not just one or… Continue reading Discrimination Includes Age

Is It Age Discrimination If An Older Worker Is Replaced By A Younger Worker Who’s Over 40?

You probably know that forcing out an older worker because of his or her age to hire a younger worker is illegal. But what if that younger worker who replaced the older worker is also over 40? Would that still count as age discrimination? In California, age discrimination laws protect employees over the age of… Continue reading Is It Age Discrimination If An Older Worker Is Replaced By A Younger Worker Who’s Over 40?

How Spying On Black Employees Can Result In A Race Discrimination Claim

If you are a non-white employee and have caught your employer spying on you, you may want to consider filing a race discrimination claim. And we have this black woman’s success story to motivate you. A black woman from the United Kingdom was spied on by her employer at Richemont (UK) and was denied opportunities… Continue reading How Spying On Black Employees Can Result In A Race Discrimination Claim

The Ugly Gender Wage Gap In Freelancing (And How Female Freelancers Can Earn More)

You cannot surprise anyone with the gender wage gap in the U.S. nowadays, but are female freelancers facing the pay gap as well? Turns out, the gender wage gap in freelance America is even more significant than that in corporate America. Yes, you have read that right. The gender wage gap in corporate America has… Continue reading The Ugly Gender Wage Gap In Freelancing (And How Female Freelancers Can Earn More)

How The New California Sexual Harassment And Discrimination Law Could Impede Resolution Of Claims

During his last days in office, California Governor Jerry Brown signed several bills into law that are said to could have a large impact on how employees in the state bring discrimination and harassment claims and how these claims are settled. In particular, the laws affect how employers in Los Angeles and all across California… Continue reading How The New California Sexual Harassment And Discrimination Law Could Impede Resolution Of Claims