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What Are Warning Signs of Discrimination at Work?

Posted on June 27, 2022 Author:

Our Los Angeles Employment Lawyers Discuss Common Red Flags Federal data from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) shows that workplace discrimination is a major problem for U.S. workers. According to EEOC data, the EEOC resolved more than 70,800 charges...

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What Are the Different Kinds of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace?

Posted on March 16, 2021 Author:

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...

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Is Racial Workplace Discrimination Getting Worse?

Posted on October 25, 2019 Author:

If you have read or watched the news at all in the past few years, it seems that overall racism and racial discrimination has been getting worse in our country. Recently, it appears that men and women of all different...

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Three Signs You Are the Victim of Age Discrimination

Posted on November 14, 2018 Author:

IBM is one of the largest tech companies in the country. However, former employees are accusing the company of using ageism as a strategy to keep the tech giant on top. A new wave of millennial hires is being utilized...

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What Is a Hostile Work Environment Under California Anti-Discrimination Laws?

Posted on May 7, 2018 Author:

Harassment in the workplace might seem like a harmless act, but this type of discrimination can be devastating. Not only can harassment lead to anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, and other harmful reactions, but it can also create an overall harmful...

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SCOTUS Refuses to Hear LGBT Discrimination Case

Posted on January 8, 2018 Author:

The Supreme Court of the United States recently declined to hear an appeal by a Georgia security guard who claimed she was harassed and wrongfully terminated from her job due to her sexual orientation. The refusal to hear her appeal...

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These Employment Cases Could End Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Posted on November 20, 2017 Author:

Is it illegal to discriminate against employees for their sexual orientation in the United States? Different Circuits; Different Rulings The question of sexual orientation discrimination has been answered different ways by different circuit courts. On April 4, 2017, the Seventh...

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The EEOC Has a New System for Reporting Discrimination

Posted on November 13, 2017 Author:

As of November 1, 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has launched a new system for filing and tracking workplace discrimination charges. The system grants individuals a convenient way to file charges online. The system, the EEOC Public Portal,...

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The Intersection of Religious Freedom and Discrimination in Employment

Posted on October 18, 2017 Author:

Aimee Stephens worked in a funeral home in Michigan for six years before she was fired. Why? Because, having presented as a man for six years, she finally spoke to her boss about her desire to transition to female. Two...

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Are “Ban the Box” Laws Discriminatory?

Posted on October 9, 2017 Author:

“Ban the Box” rules forbid employers from asking about an applicant’s criminal record on applications. These rules are meant to protect prospective employees from discrimination based on criminal history. However, some are saying that Ban the Box just trades one...

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