Monthly Archives: July 2018

How Can I Enter a Class Action Employment Lawsuit in California?

A class action employment lawsuit is a special civil action that helps to simplify a legal employment issue that has affected multiple people at once. It is formed by one individual or a small group of individuals (lead plaintiffs) on behalf of a larger group of people that have experienced the same harm or dissatisfaction from an employer or other entity. Class action lawsuits can be brought against another party in state or federal court, and it can be moved from one court to another according to the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005. When Are Class Action Employment Lawsuits Filed? Class action lawsuits are filed when some sort of abuse or negligence by a company is widespread and there are many victims of the negligent or abusive action by the guilty entity. Victims of an unjust action can then group together in a class action lawsuit and try to…
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What Are the Different Kinds of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace?

No matter where you work, you should never have the fear that someone will subject you to harassment or discrimination. Unfortunately, disability discrimination is an issue that many U.S. employees face daily. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or the EEOC, states that disability discrimination occurs when an employer or other higher entity covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act or Rehabilitation Act treats a qualified employee with a disability unfavorably because he or she has a disability. What Are Different Ways an Employee Might Face Disability Discrimination? Certain work situations. The law prohibits any form of discrimination when it comes to various aspects of employment. These aspects can include hiring, terminating, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, training sessions, fringe benefits and any other kinds of employment terms or conditions. Verbal harassment. Under the law it is illegal to harass a job applicant or employee because he or she has…
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