Tag: EqualRights

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides protections against discrimination in the workplace and supports equal rights.

Understanding Overtime Pay In California

Overtime Pay in California

Our Unpaid Wages Lawyer in Los Angeles Explains the Rules California laws govern how employees and nonexempt employees receive pay for working more than 40 hours per week.  Part-time employees work less than 40 hours. As a full-time employee, you are working 40 hours per week. However, you might go into overtime once you pass … 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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How a Former Employee’s Blog Post Caused a Public Relations Nightmare for Uber

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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

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What Are Possible Signs You Are Facing Discrimination at Work?

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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

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