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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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Airline Sued Over Pregnancy And Breastfeeding Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Monday, December 16, 2019.

Employers in California and around the country are prohibited from discriminating against pregnant women by the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and protections for breastfeeding mothers were added to the Fair Labor Standards Act in 2010. A lawsuit recently filed by…

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Victims Sometimes Must Work With Their Harassers

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Despite state and federal laws designed to ensure safe working environments and address harassment in the workplace, it is possible that some people in California will have to endure continuing to work with their harassers. In a study that examined…

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Workers Can Fight Back Against Unlawful Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Despite the existence of state, federal and even local human rights and anti-discrimination ordinances, some workers in San Francisco continue to experience discrimination on the job. Going through sexual harassment or discrimination can be an emotionally draining experience, especially on…

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WeWork Sued For Gender, Pregnancy Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

California readers might be interested to learn that a former WeWork employee is suing the company and its recently ousted CEO over alleged gender discrimination claims. The complaint was filed on Oct. 31. According to court documents, the plaintiff faced…

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Female Leaders May Face More Scrutiny At Work

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

Female bosses in California and throughout the country are more likely to face discrimination from both male and female employees. This was the key takeaway from a study that involved 2,700 workers. These individuals were hired to transcribe receipts, and…

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California Expands Protections For Nursing Mothers At Work

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, October 17, 2019.

Progress can be slow and incremental in our society. This is especially true for breastfeeding mothers in the workplace. While parental leave has rightfully received recent attention, there has also been a push to help mothers once they return to…

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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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