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
Gender discrimination is illegal. If you have faced this at the workplace, speak to an attorney about your legal rights.
In the past couple of months, we have posted blogs on discrimination in the tech industry and sexual harassment in Silicon Valley. As horrifying as some of the incidents we have reported on have been, they may only be the tip of the iceberg according to a recent report in The Guardian. What’s It Like … Continue reading
The Huffington Post recently featured a report on a Google employee who sent out a memo railing against diversity in the workplace. Why Did the Google Employee Write an Anti-Diversity Memo? Per the unnamed Google engineer’s 3,000-word memo, because of what he perceives to be Google’s leftwing political bias, a politically correct culture has developed … Continue reading
In this video, employment lawyer Doug Silverstein answers: What is gender discrimination? When men or women are treated differently for performing the same job, such as disparity in hiring, firing, promotions and pay, this may be gender discrimination. People should also understand that in California, our laws protect not only our employment rights regarding gender … Continue reading