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

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

How to Take Unpaid Leave in California: FMLA, CFRA, FEHA, ADA, and You

The Rights of California Employees to Take Unpaid Leave Under Certain Circumstances The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 and the California Family Rights Act of 1991 provides qualifying employees with at least sixty (60) days of unpaid leave for qualifying reasons. Further, a qualifying employee is guaranteed to return to their same position, or an equivalent position, when they … 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

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

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

What is FEHA?

What is FEHA - Glendale Employment Lawyer

The Fair Employment and Housing Act, or FEHA, is a law that protects employees from discrimination, harassment and retaliation at work. It applies to all employers that have five or more full-time or part-time workers – and the anti-harassment provisions in the law apply to all employers with one or more employees. What is FEHA? FEHA prevents discrimination related to: … Read More

California’s LGBT Discrimination Laws in the Workplace

California’s LGBT Discrimination Laws in the Workplace

  California takes LGBT rights very seriously. The state has enacted LGBT discrimination laws pertaining to employment that go hand-in-hand with federal discrimination laws, but what are they – and what happens if someone violates them? California’s LGBT Discrimination Laws in the Workplace Like many other forms of discrimination, LGBT discrimination in the workplace is against the law in California. … Read More