Gender Discrimination Laws in California

Gender Discrimination Laws in California - Los Angeles Employment Attorney

The state of California is known for its strong worker protection laws – including gender discrimination laws. But what are the gender discrimination laws in California, and how might they apply in your situation? Here’s what you need to know. Gender Discrimination Laws in California The gender discrimination law in California that most people refer back to is the Fair … Read More

What is Sex Discrimination?

What is Sex Discrimination

What is sex discrimination? There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of it, but what does it look like in the workplace, and what can you do if you’ve experienced it? Here’s what you need to know. What is Sex Discrimination? Sex discrimination involves treating a person unfavorably because of that person’s sex. That includes sexual orientation, gender identity, gender … Read More

What Behaviors Are Considered Criteria for a Hostile Work Environment?

What Behaviors Are Considered Criteria for a Hostile Work Environment - Glendale and Los Angeles Employment Lawyer

What behaviors are considered criteria for a hostile work environment? What happens if you have to work every day in a hostile environment – can you make it stop, or do you have to quit your job? This guide explains. What Behaviors Are Considered Criteria for a Hostile Work Environment? Several behaviors can meet the criteria for a hostile work … Read More

Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities

Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities - Los Angeles Employment Attorney

If you’re like many people, you have a disability that’s not visible – and that may mean that you’re vulnerable to disability discrimination at work. Here’s what you need to know about disability for non- non-visible or non-physical disabilities. Related: What is discrimination? Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities Also called hidden or invisible disabilities, non-visible and non-physical disabilities can include … Read More

Can You Be Fired for Being Pregnant?

Can You Be Fired for Being Pregnant - Los Angeles Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer

If you’re like many expectant mothers, you’re wondering whether you can be fired for being pregnant – and the answer is no. Under most circumstances, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act prohibit employers from firing you because you’re pregnant or firing you for pregnancy-related conditions. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t be fired during pregnancy. … Read More

Age Discrimination in California Workplaces

Age Discrimination in California - Glendale and LA Workplace Discrimination Lawyer

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or ADEA – but what does it mean to you? What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act? The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 is designed to protect applicants and employees aged 40 and over from discrimination on the basis of age when it … Read More

FEHA FAQ: Unpacking the Fair Employment and Housing Act

FEHA FAQ - Questions About the Fair Employment and Housing Act

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard of the Fair Employment and Housing Act, or FEHA – but do you know what it covers, which people it protects or much else about it? This guide to frequently asked questions about FEHA covers those things and more. If you have additional questions, or if you believe your rights under FEHA have … Read More

5 Signs of Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

5 Signs of Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

If you’re like many people, you’re well aware that discrimination exists in the workplace – including discrimination related to sexual orientation and gender expression. The Fair Employment and Housing Act prohibits this type of discrimination (along with several other types), but it still happens. So what are some signs that there’s sexual orientation discrimination happening in your workplace – or … Read More

Laid Off vs. Fired: What Are the Differences?

Laid Off vs. Fired and Wrongful Termination

If you’re like many people, you know that wrongful termination is too common in California – and you may also know that it’s possible to be wrongfully terminated whether you’re fired or laid off. But what are the differences between being fired and laid off, and how can your situation affect a wrongful termination claim? Here’s what you need to … Read More

Guide to Pregnancy Discrimination in California

Guide to Pregnancy Discrimination in California

If you’re like many women in California, you know that it’s illegal for an employer to discriminate against you because you’re pregnant, you’ve just had a baby, or you have any medical condition related to pregnancy. But do you know the specifics? Here’s a guide to pregnancy discrimination in California to ensure you understand your rights as a mom-to-be or … Read More