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Age discrimination considered to be an open secret

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

According to one survey, workers in California and throughout the country regularly face discrimination based on their age. The AARP study revealed that 61 percent of respondents over 45 years old had seen or experienced it themselves. Although the practice…

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Chain Email Leads To Investigation By Microsoft

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Monday, April 8, 2019.

In California and most other states, discrimination is illegal, but it doesn't mean that it can't happen. An email chain that was started on March 20 and includes a number of female Microsoft employees caught the attention of senior leaders…

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Sexual Harassment Is Worth More Than $300,000

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

Those who sue a California employer or any other in a Title VII case can obtain a maximum of $300,000 in compensation. The cap has been the same since 1991, and it isn't widely believed to be a deterrent. However,…

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Files Discrimination Lawsuit

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Monday, March 11, 2019.

In a lawsuit filed in a California district court on March 8, the U.S. women's soccer team accuses the sport's governing body of gender discrimination. The litigation alleges that the United States Soccer Federation, which is more commonly referred to…

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Breastfeeding Mothers Face Discrimination In The Workplace

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

Employees at a California-based company have alleged in a class action lawsuit that the company discriminates against nursing mothers. According to the lawsuit, although state law protects the rights of breastfeeding mothers, they are not allowed breaks and are laughed…

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Tech Workers Fear Age Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.

For many San Francisco technology workers, age discrimination remains a serious concern. According to one survey, 43 percent of tech employees from the baby boom generation are concerned about losing their jobs due to their age. The survey involved over…

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7th Circuit Rules ADEA Doesn’t Apply To Some Job Applicants

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

While businesses in California and the across the United States cannot discriminate against employees for being over the age of 40, a new decision from the 7th Circuit casts doubt on whether those protections extend to the hiring process. In…

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The Problems With Forced Arbitration

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Friday, January 18, 2019.

Employees at Google, the tech giant in California, have been challenging tech companies and urging them to change their policies with regards to workplace harassment. In particular, their main gripe pertains to forced arbitration, which requires employees of large tech…

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Job Loss And Retaliation Silence Many Sexual Harassment Victims

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

The number of workers in California facing sexual harassment at work remains largely hidden because most of them never make formal complaints. University researchers who studied the problem estimated that roughly 5 million people experience sexual harassment on the job…

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