California’s Anti-Discrimination Laws vs. Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws

Anti-Discrimination Laws in California vs. Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws

Discrimination in the workplace – whether it’s related to hiring, working or terminating employees – is unlawful at the national level. However, anti-discrimination laws in California take things a step farther than federal laws do. California’s Anti-Discrimination Laws vs. Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws The table below illustrates California’s anti-discrimination laws versus federal anti-discrimination laws. Protected Class Illegal at the Federal Level … Read More

7 Religious Discrimination Facts Most People Don’t Know

7 Religious Discrimination Facts Most People Don’t Know

Religious discrimination still exists in California – and unfortunately, it’s far more common than most people know. Although Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating against people because of religion (or a lack of religious belief) when it comes to hiring, firing and other terms and conditions of employment, it still happens. Here are … Read More

California Employment Discrimination Law and Its Enforcement

California Discrimination and Employment Law and Its Enforcement

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or DFEH, handles California employment discrimination law and its enforcement. Discrimination occurs when someone receives less favorable treatment because they have a specific characteristic – one that’s protected by law – and if it’s happened to you, you could have legal recourse. California Employment Discrimination Law and Its Enforcement California’s Fair Employment and … Read More

What is Discrimination?

What is Discrimination - Los Angeles and Glendale Employment Lawyer

Discrimination is a huge problem in American workplaces, and there’s a good chance that you’ve seen it or experienced it yourself. However, some people aren’t totally clear on the definition of discrimination – or when it’s illegal. So what is discrimination, when is it against the law, and what can you do about it? Here’s what you need to know. … Read More

Workplace Harassment in California

Workplace Harassment in California

Workplace harassment in California – and in every other state – is against the law. In California, workers are protected by the Fair Employment and Housing Act and GC 12940, which both make it possible for employees who experience harassment to sue their employers. Harassment can be sexual or non-sexual in nature. Either way, it’s against the law. Here’s what … Read More

Language Discrimination in the Workplace: Examples and Explanation

Language Discrimination in the Workplace Examples

Language discrimination in the workplace (examples below) is a form of national origin discrimination, and in many cases, it’s illegal. It occurs when a person is treated differently for not speaking English or because of his or her language skills. Here’s what you need to know. What is Language Discrimination in the Workplace? Language discrimination can occur during the hiring … Read More

Types of Discrimination in the Workplace

Types of Discrimination in the Workplace

There are several types of discrimination in the workplace – there shouldn’t be, but there are. When workplace discrimination occurs, it can be blatantly obvious or it can be more subtle… but in either case, it’s important that you know the law is on your side. The most common types of discrimination in the workplace include those related to: Age … Read More

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 - Glendale Age Discrimination Lawyer

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, designed to protect workers who are age 40 or older, is a federal law that employers are required to stick to – but what is ADEA, and how does it apply to you if you’re 40 or older in the workforce? Here’s what you need to know. What is the Age Discrimination … Read More

Age Discrimination: What Every Worker Over 40 Needs to Know

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

People are working longer than ever – and cases of age discrimination in the workplace are on the rise. But what is age discrimination in the workplace, and how can you tell if it’s happening to you? Here’s what you need to know. What is Age Discrimination in the Workplace? Age discrimination is an illegal practice. It involves discriminating against … Read More

Racial Discrimination at Work: What You Need to Know

What is Racial Discrimination at Work

Racial discrimination at work is illegal – but what does it look like, and what can you do if you’re the victim? Here’s what you need to know. What is Racial Discrimination at Work? Racial discrimination at work happens when an employer refuses to hire you because of your race or ethnicity, passes you over for a promotion, or fires … Read More