California Labor Laws 101

California Labor Laws 101 - Glendale Employment Lawyer

California labor laws are designed to protect workers from bad business practices, and they’re pretty comprehensive. In many cases, California’s laws are more protective of workers than federal laws are, and courts here generally fall back on the laws that provide more protection when an issue arises. But what do California labor laws cover? Here’s what you need to know. … Read More

Hostile Work-Environments and Harassment or Discrimination Claims

Everyone in California is familiar with the concept of harassment or discrimination to varying degrees; some forms are so blatant, that everyone knows harassment or discrimination is occurring. However, there are insidious forms of harassment that most people don’t identify – this form of harassment is known as a “hostile work environment.” Unlike sexual harassment claims, in which a plaintiff … Read More

5 Fast Facts About Sexual Harassment

5 Fast Facts About Sexual Harassment

Check out these five facts about sexual harassment and learn about possible remedies. You might be surprised at what you learn. Sexual harassment is a type of discrimination – and it’s against the law. It violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and it can come in two forms: … Read More

5 Signs That Someone is Sexually Harassing You

5 Signs That Someone is Sexually Harassing You - Sexual Harassment Lawyer Los Angeles

We’ve all strolled into work and heard an off-handed comment – maybe one of a sexual nature, or one that made us uncomfortable in another way that could still qualify as some type of harassment – but how can you tell if someone is sexually harassing you if they’re not blatantly obvious about it? 5 Ways You Can Tell if … Read More

Damages in a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit: How Much Can You Sue For?

How Much Can You Sue for in a Sexual Harassment Suit

If you’ve been the victim of sexual harassment at work, you might be able to sue your employer in a sexual harassment case – and if you win, you’ll be entitled to damages. Many sexual harassment suits settle out of court, though, which means the employer offers the employee a sum of money as compensation without having to go to … Read More

Can You Sue for Sexual Harassment?

If you’re sexually harassed at work, you might be able to sue the person who harassed you – or your employer. In light of recent events – those involving Harvey Weinstein, in particular – many people have realized that they, too, have been victims of sexual harassment. What is Sexual Harassment? Sexual harassment covers a range of conduct in the … Read More

What is a Hostile Work Environment?

What is a Hostile Work Environment - LA Employment Lawyer

Many sexual harassment cases in Glendale, Los Angeles, and the surrounding communities involve a hostile work environment — but what does that really mean? Does it only apply to overt sexual advances? If you think you’ve been subjected to a hostile work environment, it may be a good idea to get in touch with a Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyer. Harassment that … Read More

Sexual Harassment in the Tech Industry: What You Need to Know

Sexual Harassment in the Tech Industry - Silicon Valley Sexual Harassment Lawyers

  Sexual harassment in the tech industry is a lot more common than you think—some studies have shown that about 60 percent of all the women in the field have experienced unwanted sexual advances. Thirty-nine percent of the women in that study didn’t report the harassment because they were afraid it would hurt their careers. Of the remaining women who … Read More

What Constitutes Workplace Harassment in California?

What Is Harassment In The Workplace? Workplace harassment is illegal under both federal and California law and is a form of employment discrimination. Harassment is defined unwelcomed behavior and policies that are based upon an employee’s race, color, creed religion, sexual orientation or gender identity, sex (including pregnancy and maternity), national origin, age (40 or older), physical or mental disability … Read More