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EEOC Rules That Employers’ Facebook Ads Were Discriminatory

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

A string of recent rulings by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found that seven companies that posted targeted employment ads on Facebook violated federal civil rights laws. The rulings make clear that it is illegal for companies to exclude…

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Fired Worker Sues Walgreens For Wrongful Termination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

One former California Walgreens worker is suing the large drugstore chain after the senior maintenance mechanic was fired from his job. The man told another co-worker that a "wet vac" was needed to clean up spilled products on the floor…

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The EEOC Largely Fails Workers Who Are Facing Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

Congress originally formed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as a vehicle for resolving workplace discrimination cases outside of court. When workers in California experience discrimination on the job, the law directs them to first file a complaint with the EEOC.…

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What Sort Of Adverse Employment Actions Allow For Lawsuits?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

As an employee, you have a right to feel comfortable and safe when you go to work every day. If you have an issue with a coworker or suspect illegal activity, you must be able to report this negative behavior…

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Riot Games Settles Employee Lawsuit

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Thursday, August 29, 2019.

Video game enthusiasts in California and throughout the country may be familiar with "League of Legends," which was produced by Riot Games. The game developer has been in the spotlight lately because of a class-action lawsuit that claimed the company…

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Survey Looks At Workplace Ageism Toward Men And Women

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.

Men and women in the San Francisco Bay area may experience ageism in the workplace at roughly equal rates. This was one of the findings of a survey by the website Fairygodboss, which asked 1,000 people who were older than…

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Google Settles Class Action Lawsuit

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, August 2, 2019.

Google has agreed to pay $11 million to 227 plaintiffs who claimed that the company engaged in age discrimination. A settlement notice was filed in a California court. In addition to the financial component of the agreement, Google will provide…

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New California Law Bans Hairstyle Discrimination In Workplace

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

Many African-Americans may feel that their workplace discriminates against their natural hairstyles. A new California law addresses that discrimination. California has become the first state to protect natural hairstyles of African-Americans. The new law bans discrimination in the workplace and school…

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Top U.S. Corporations Support LGBTQ Worker Protections

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Monday, July 15, 2019.

On Oct. 8, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on three cases involving alleged workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees. Ahead of the hearing, over 200 well-known American companies have sent an amicus brief to…

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Study Finds Harassment More Likely To Impact Minority Women

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Monday, July 1, 2019.

A recently published study shows that black women are more likely to be sexually harassed than white women. Researchers based their conclusion on roughly 20 years of data from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Furthermore, researchers found that there…

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