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

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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 environment that can make working difficult. A recent California state trial proves that the state … Continue reading

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Is Workplace Retaliation Common in California?

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According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), workplace retaliation is one of the most common charges filed with the agency. In 2016, of the nearly 100,000 claims the EEOC received, over 45 percent were related to workplace retaliation. California took a spot among the top three states with the highest number of claims related … Continue reading

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These Employment Cases Could End Sexual Orientation Discrimination

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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 Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Title VII prohibits sexual orientation discrimination, the first appellate … Continue reading

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I Was Treated Unfairly At Work – Do I Have A California Employment Law Case?

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California employment law can be complex regarding areas such as harassment, discrimination, wage, and hour laws or other workplace rights issues. If you believe you were treated unfairly at work, you need to contact the Los Angeles employment attorneys at Kesluk, Silverstein, Jacob & Morrison, P.C. today. Our team of employment lawyers has handled a variety of labor … Continue reading

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