What is Language Discrimination?

What is Language Discrimination - Los Angeles Employment Attorneys

Language discrimination is an unfair – and often illegal – employment practice that affects many Californians. But what is language discrimination, and what does it look like in action? Here’s what you need to know. What is Language Discrimination? Language discrimination is an employer’s unfair treatment of a job applicant or employee because of their native language or speech characteristics … Read More

What is National Origin Discrimination?

What is National Origin Discrimination - Los Angeles Employment Lawyer

National origin discrimination can be incredibly hurtful – and it’s also illegal. But what is national origin discrimination, and what can you do if you’ve been a victim of it? For most people, a good first step is to talk to an employment lawyer. What is National Origin Discrimination? National origin discrimination involves treating job applicants or employees unfavorably because … Read More

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act: What You Need to Know

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act - California Employee Rights

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate against employees or applicants because of their genetic information. But what does that mean, and how could it apply to you? The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Commonly called GINA, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act prohibits employers from discriminating based on genetic information. That includes the … Read More

Can You Sue an Employer for Medical Discrimination?

Can You Sue an Employer for Medical Discrimination

If you’re like many people who have been medically discriminated against, you’re wondering if you can sue an employer for it. Here’s what you need to know. Can You Sue an Employer for Medical Discrimination? In some cases, you can sue an employer for medical discrimination. However, although medical discrimination is illegal, not everyone with a medical condition is protected … Read More

Reasonable Accommodations: What You Need to Know

Reasonable Accommodation - California Employment Law

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to workers who need them. A failure to do so could be disability discrimination. But what is a reasonable accommodation, and what should you do if your employer refuses to provide one? Reasonable Accommodations: The Basics California law and federal laws protect workers with disabilities and require employers to … Read More

What is Medical Discrimination?

Medical Discrimination - Glendale Employment Lawyers

It’s against the law for an employer to discriminate against someone because of a medical condition. Medical discrimination – a type of employment discrimination – happens far too often, though, so it’s incredibly important for you to know your rights. What is Medical Discrimination? Medical discrimination can occur when an employer refuses to hire someone with a certain medical condition. … Read More

Truck Driver Pay Laws

Truck Driver Pay Laws

Truck driver pay laws can be a little confusing – and in some cases, trucking companies fail to pay drivers the overtime they deserve. That’s because the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, has a Motor Carrier Exemption. But not all drivers fall under that category. If you’re a truck driver, you need to know how truck driver pay laws … Read More

What is Transgender Discrimination?

What is Transgender Discrimination

Transgender discrimination is illegal – and if you feel you’ve been a victim of it, you could have legal options. What is Transgender Discrimination? Transgender discrimination is a serious issue in the U.S., with as many as 78 percent of all transgender people reporting that they’ve experienced at least one type of harassment or mistreatment at work. It can involve … Read More

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

  Racial discrimination in the workplace is a very real problem in the United States. Sometimes it’s easy to spot – but other times, it’s subtle enough that you’re not sure it actually happened. So how can you tell if you’ve been a victim of racial discrimination in the workplace? Racial Discrimination in the Workplace: What You Need to Know … Read More

California Minimum Wage Increases January 1, 2019

California Minimum Wage Increases January 1, 2019: Your Legal Rights if Your Employer Fails to Compensate You At the New Minimum Wage Absent a few exceptions, employers are required to pay their employees minimum wage for all hours worked. While “all hours worked” has been the subject of much litigation, it is beyond the scope of this article. The California … Read More