Tag: WorkplaceDiscrimination

Workplace discrimination happens all too often and should be reported when it happens.

Tesla Factory Reported as a ‘Predator Zone’ by Female Workers

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The Tesla manufacturing facility in Fremont, CA makes some of the most cutting-edge automobiles in the world. Unfortunately, it has also been cited for alleged sexual harassment. Described as being a “predator zone” by a former female engineer, the factory was cited for having a victimizing mentality carried by its male managers and higher-ups. Other … Continue reading

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Recognize These 5 Signs of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

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Pregnant women are protected by state and federal laws. It can be hard to spot pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, but there are warning signs to watch for during employment that are red-flags for pregnancy discrimination. The main thing to lookout for is a definite change in the work atmosphere following pregnancy. What Changes in … Continue reading

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California Bans State Employees from Traveling to 4 States Who Limited LGBT Rights

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The California State Attorney General has recently barred employees from state-funded travel to the four states in the US who have passed recent legislation that limits rights to LGBT members. Texas, Alabama, and South Dakota all allow adoption agencies to refuse service to LGBT families. Kentucky is the other state included in the ban, because … Continue reading

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San Francisco Construction Company Sued for Racist Work Environment

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A San Francisco construction company, Southland Construction Management, has recently been the subject of racial discrimination allegations from a former African-American employee. The employer allegedly decorated the office with confederate flags, and made many inappropriate gestures to create a racist work environment. The multiple racial discrimination claims culminated in an event at a white elephant … Continue reading

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Is Application Testing Discrimination Illegal?

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Many applications for jobs now include some sort of standardized test that uses several questions and parameters to narrow down the pool of job seekers. Certain inflammatory questions found on hiring tests can be starting points for testing discrimination cases. A California food company, Leprino foods Co., was found to have discriminated against 253 Black, … Continue reading

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