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
Workplace discrimination happens all too often and should be reported when it happens.
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
There is no denying that appearance does make a difference in the workplace. A recent study conducted by Italian researchers found that resumes that included a headshot of an attractive person were much more successful in getting responses than ones that did not. Certain employers may have judgements against people for having tattoos or their … Continue reading
Recently, famous national parks around the country have come under scrutiny amongst reports of sexism and work harassment committed against female park employees. The park service has a reputation for being a male dominated culture, and there are many more men than women in the workforce. Allegations of bullying against the former superintendent of Yosemite … Continue reading
How do you recognize workplace discrimination, and then prove it in court? That is what Los Angeles employment attorney Michael Jacob discusses in this video. Determining what an employer’s true reasons for firing or failing to promote you can be very difficult, even if you know how to recognize the signs of discrimination at work. … Continue reading