Category: Discrimination

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)….


Contacting a Lawyer for a Pregnancy Discrimination Case

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If you are a pregnant employee, you don’t have to suffer discrimination in the workplace. You have rights under the law. It is a violation of state and federal laws for your employer to discriminate against you on the basis of pregnancy in any aspect of your employment. If you believe your rights are being…


Mission Viejo Employee Discrimination

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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 also influenced promotions, demotions and terminations. In most cases, looks discrimination is perfectly legal. …


Orange County Employment Interview Questions: Gender and Disability

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“It’s none of your business,” you may feel like saying when an overly personal question is asked by a prospective employer.  Actually, some of these questions may even be illegal. It’s improper to ask about your sexual preference, marital status, dependents, whether you have made provisions for childcare if you’re pregnant, use birth control, who…



Orange County Workplace Sexual Harassment

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What can employers do to stop sexual harassment in the workplace? Here is my top ten list: Display the poster required by law advising employees about sexual harassment, discrimination and their options. Distribute an information sheet on sexual harassment to each employee. Include an effective policy regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, and discipline in an employee…