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
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides protections against discrimination in the workplace and supports equal rights.
An Equal Pay Act claim in California is necessary when employers are engaging in illegal disparate pay. Our employment law firm has successfully used the Equal Pay Act to bring justice to women across the state. In this video, Los Angeles employment lawyer Doug Silverstein explains what the law is and what it means for … Continue reading
Former Uber employee Susan Fowler recently published a scathing blog against the company alleging she was the target of extensive sexual harassment. Susan’s blog post details her time at Uber and what she and other female workers experienced. If the following story is true, it would be a textbook example of workplace discrimination against women. … Continue reading
There are several warning signs workers may experience when they are facing discrimination at work. Recognizing these signs is important, because it can give workers time to start gathering evidence that can be useful for pursuing legal options. 5 Possible Warning Signs You Are Experiencing Discrimination at Work Discrimination may be illegal under federal or … Continue reading
A national trucking company has reached a $260,000 settlement with four Southern California workers. The four men, all whom are Sikh, lost their jobs for refusing to submit hair for a drug or urine test. One of the workers was asked to remove his turban while providing a urine sample. All men opted to take … Continue reading