Category: Discrimination

Chipotle Employee Fired For Being Pregnant Wins $550k

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Chipotle, whose burrito restaurants have spread over the country over the past 20 years, has faced a number of challenges and questions over its products and workplace procedures as of late. While there have been many headlines over the past several years relating to numerous food safety issues at the restaurant, the chain has also…




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…


5 Rights Pregnant Employees Have in the Workplace

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Historically, women have been discriminated against and suffered harassment in the workplace because of pregnancy. As a result of these injustices, federal and state laws have been enacted to protect pregnant employee rights. In California, pregnant employees are protected under the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)….