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Can You Be Fired For Your Political Views?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Friday, May 22, 2020.

The freedom to hold our own political views is very important in America. In most instances, this is covered by the First Amendment. You are allowed to have any views that you'd like, as long as they do not endanger…

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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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Employees With Disabilities Have A Right To Accommodations

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Uncategorized on Friday, April 24, 2020.

It is quite simple: employers cannot discriminate against employees based on a disability. And yet, it is still common to hear about such discrimination in the workplace. Even though you have protections under federal and state laws if you have…

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The ABC Test: What Should Workers Know?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, April 16, 2020.

In 2019, California lawmakers passed several laws that expanded and protected worker’s rights. One of those was Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), commonly referred to as the “gig-worker law.” AB5 strictly enforces a test that differentiates between independent contractors and employees.…

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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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