Category: Discrimination

Employee Rights Tip: Illegal Job Application Interview Questions

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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, dependents, whether you have made provisions for childcare, if you’re pregnant,…



Orange County Sexual Harassment Update: Looks 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 Employee Disability Discrimination

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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 prejudicial treatment of an individual based on their membership – or perceived membership – in a certain group or category. It…


Laid-Off Woman May Have Bias Case

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Employee Rights Attorney 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. However, I am upset because two men who…


Know Your Options If You’ve Faced Discrimination

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Employee Rights Attorney Martin Luther King would have turned over in his grave had he read Hardie Baisden’s article, “Advice for Unemployed Black Professionals” in a recent issue of this publication. Mr. Baisden, a consultant hired by companies, essentially encourages employees to focus on future jobs, to eliminate anger toward their former employers, to not…