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Harassment of Women: Holding Employers Accountable

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Even in the 21st Century, women are still being harassed in the workplace at rates far greater than men. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports 6,822 charges of sexual harassment filed in 2015, and only 17.1% were filed by men. Employers have a legal obligation under state and federal law to prevent any form…

Rights of California LGBT Employees Against Workplace Discrimination

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LGBT discrimination has been present in the workplace for decades. Although the situation has improved tremendously through internal company policies and social awareness, LGBT employees are still frequently victims of employment discrimination. As reported by the Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA School of Law, between 15% to 43% of LGBT workers have…

I Think I Was Fired for Being Pregnant. Can I Sue?

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It’s a wonderful thing to bring a new life into the world, but some employers don’t give pregnant employees the respect and consideration they deserve. Certain misguided employers may treat pregnancy as a handicap — a detriment to the performance of one’s job duties, now or in the future. Fortunately for employees who are also…