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Is Denying Religious Holidays Enough For Discrimination Lawsuits?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Uncategorized on Friday, November 16, 2018.

As the end of the year approaches, many workers are looking forward to their time off during Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, not all employees celebrate these holidays at their homes. They might celebrate a special holiday for their religion that…

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How Common Is Sexual Harassment In The Architecture Industry?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in discrimination and harassment on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.

A recent survey looked at sexual harassment in the field of architecture. The survey suggests that such harassment is very prevalent in this field. Among the people polled in the survey were around 600 architects and architectural designers. Of these architecture…

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How California’s Overtime Laws Work For Salaried Workers

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wage & hour law on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

One of the most common lawsuits employees take to court happens when their employers fail to pay them the proper overtime. Depending on how long the worker went overtime, the employers could be denying some much-needed extra money to the…

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What You Need To Know About Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Sexual harassment is an age-old problem and something that is not as uncommon as some people may think. This form of sex discrimination violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Under Title VII, sexual harassment describes "unwelcome…

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What Can Be Considered Discrimination In The Work Place?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in workplace discrimination on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

Navigating a new work situation is difficult, especially if you are a minority in the workplace. Unfortunately, discrimination at work still happens but sometimes it may be hard to recognize. There are a variety of categories and types of discrimination.…

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In This Age Of Technology, Does Age Work Against Older Workers?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in workplace discrimination on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

There are various bases of valid workplace discrimination lawsuits. We commonly hear about sexual harassment or religious discrimination. But there is a protected class of workers, a class we will all become part of someday, that also faces illegal hardships…

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Bay Area Employees Union Faces Discrimination Suit

On behalf of , P.C. posted in workplace discrimination on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

The Contra Costa County Public Employees Union Local 1 has had a rough few years, and things have just gotten rougher. The recently ousted general manager has served the union and 11 of its board members with a lawsuit, alleging…

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How A Termination Can Be Deemed ‘Wrongful’

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Monday, August 1, 2016.

Being terminated from a job, whether it was a firing or as part of lay offs, is never fun. Anyone in that situation is going to be upset and have thoughts centered on whether they were treated fairly or not.…

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Wage & Hour Lawsuit Yields Major Windfall For Affected Employees

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wage & hour law on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

The following story deals with a specific restaurant with four locations in a small area outside of California. But the location isn't the crucial part of this story -- it is the wage and hour violation the restaurant committed, and…

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