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Workplace Discrimination

The Rise of the Anti-Vax Employee

Religious exemptions aside, the most likely court battle will involve disability discrimination cases brought by employees who were fired even after presenting the proper medical documentation excusing them from receiving the vaccine. Getting into the courthouse is only half the battle.

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FEHA’S “Ghost Employee” Loophole

How Companies Secretly Allow Discrimination in the Workplace Chances are you say “hello” to the security guard standing at the entrance of your office building.  Positioned at a desk in the lobby, he does more than secure the building; he is the face of your...

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New Laws for Moms in the Workplace

Effective January, 2020, mothers in California will enjoy greater protection under the law with respect to infant care. Senate Bill 142 (amending Labor Code Sections 1030, 1031, and 1033, and adding Labor Code Section 1034) provides that employees desiring to express...

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Business to Business or Employer/Employee

As California’s gig economy grows and more and more workers try their hand at freelancing, relationships between businesses face new challenges to avoid running afoul of employment laws. Of particular concern are those relationships that involve single-person...

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California’s New Sexual Harassment Training Laws

Changes in California’s employment laws reflect the State’s desire that employers become more proactive in preventing sexual harassment claims in the workplace. By January 1, 2020, California employers with five or more employees must provide all non-supervisory...

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City of LA Ordered to Pay $3.3M in Discrimination Case

A City of Los Angeles’ Recreation and Parks Department grounds keeping supervisor rounded up 30 of his workers inside a city-run basketball gym to give them a what was intended to be a positive pep rally, but what it apparently turned into was something quite...

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EEOC Sues 2 Healthcare Facilities for Sex Discrimination

You know you’re embroiled in a heated lawsuit, when the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission picks a battle with you. This unfortunate occurrence seems to be the case with two Nevada businesses – Health Center Inc. and Ultracare Las Vegas – with the EEOC claiming...

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