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‘White’ Resumes Expose Hiring Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, June 19, 2020.

Legally, companies cannot refuse to hire workers based on their race or ethnicity. These companies may say that everyone gets a fair shot or even claim to be progressive about race relations. However, despite laws and policies, there is one…

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How Being Young, Female And Fertile Can Affect Your Job

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, May 8, 2020.

When you think about pregnancy discrimination, you likely think it only impacts your career if you become pregnant and then lose your job. Rather than working with you throughout the process and then giving you proper maternity leave, your employer…

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Bullying And Harassment May Go Hand-In-Hand

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, April 24, 2020.

On behalf of Winton Strauss Law Group, P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, April 24, 2020. Some people are bullies. That's true when you're in grade school, college or the workplace. These types of individuals do not just disappear because you hit…

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Is Office Decor Harassment?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, March 27, 2020.

Harassment is a very tricky subject because it is not always that overt. You do have cases of a boss saying something discriminatory about women, minorities or something of this nature, clearly singling out a worker or a group of…

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Different Types Of Workplace Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, March 13, 2020.

Many workers in California and around the country are the targets of overt or covert discrimination while on the job. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reported that it fielded more than 72,000 discrimination complaints in fiscal 2019. Many of…

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EEOC investigating pregnancy discrimination claim against Google

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Monday, February 24, 2020.

San Francisco Bay Area readers might be interested to learn that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently began investigating a pregnancy discrimination case filed against Google by a former employee. The plaintiff reportedly lodged a complaint against the California-based…

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AARP Report Explains Economic Damages Of Age Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

Putting in many years on the job in California could result in age discrimination instead of rewards for hard work. An AARP report examined the economic consequences of workplace age discrimination. The report predicted that lower pay for older adults…

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Suspended Grammys CEO Alleges Discrimination, Harassment

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, January 31, 2020.

The entertainment industry in California has been the site of a number of serious sexual harassment allegations in recent years. After all, the #MeToo movement developed out of revelations about alleged harassment and assaults committed by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.…

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New Legislation Could Strengthen Rights For Older Workers

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Workers in California may be familiar with the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The legislation aims to protect workers over 40 from being adversely impacted at work because of their age. However, a recent AARP study found that ageism…

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Millions Of American Workers Affected By Sexual Harassment

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Monday, December 30, 2019.

While media attention has shed a light on sexual harassment and abuse in the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere, employees continue to suffer from harassment and unwanted sexual attention on the job. According to a study in the American…

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