Category: Discrimination

Employee Rights Tip: Illegal Job Application Interview Questions

It is none of your business, you may feel like saying when an overly personal question is asked by a prospective employer. Actually, some of these employment interview questions may even be illegal. It is improper to ask about your sexual preference, marital status,...

Orange County Sexual Harassment Update: Looks Discrimination

Can employers discriminate against you because of your looks? Well, maybe. There is no doubt they do. A television program sent many sets of equally qualified job candidates to be interviewed at various businesses. Invariably the better looking person got hired. Looks...

Orange County Employee Disability Discrimination

Is there a real problem with Orange County employee disability discrimination in today’s business environment? This post considers the definitions of and current news regarding employee disability discrimination. According to Wikipedia.org, Discrimination is the...

Laid-Off Woman May Have Bias Case

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Q: I was laid off after my employer lost a major account. I was the first person to be hired to work on this account, am in good standing with my employer and have been told I will be rehired at the first opportunity....

Know Your Options If You’ve Faced Discrimination

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Martin Luther King would have turned over in his grave had he read Herdie Baisden’s article, “Advice for Unemployed Black Professionals” in a recent issue of this publication. Mr. Baisden, a...