Protecting your rights in the workplace.


What Is Workplace Retaliation in California?
March 27, 2024 | Harassment,Retaliation

Workplace retaliation is a serious issue that can have detrimental effects on employees’ well-being and organizational culture. Understanding what constitutes retaliation and how to address it is crucial. What Is Workplace Retaliation? Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee in response to the employee engaging in protected activities. Protected activities…

How Workplace Harassment Can Impact Mental Health
March 19, 2024 | Harassment

Workplace harassment is a pervasive issue that not only undermines employees’ professional well-being but also takes a profound toll on their mental health. From verbal abuse and intimidation to discriminatory behavior and hostile work environments, harassment in the workplace can have far-reaching consequences that extend beyond the office walls. Heightened Stress and Anxiety Workplace harassment…

How to File a Disability Discrimination Case in California
March 11, 2024 | Disability Discrimination

California upholds stringent laws to protect individuals from discrimination based on disability in the workplace. If you believe you have faced discrimination due to your disability, understanding the steps to file a discrimination case is essential for seeking justice and enforcing your rights. Understanding Disability Discrimination Before initiating legal action, it’s crucial to understand what…

Common Types of National Origin Discrimination in the Workplace
March 2, 2024 | Discrimination

National origin discrimination remains a prevalent issue in the workplace, posing significant challenges to diversity, inclusion, and equality. Discrimination based on an individual’s country of origin, nationality, ethnicity, or accent can manifest in the following common forms, creating barriers to equal opportunities and fair treatment in employment. Recruitment and Hiring Practices National origin discrimination can…

How Do You Prove Disability Discrimination in California?
February 29, 2024 | Disability Discrimination

Discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the workplace is prohibited under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). If you believe you have faced disability discrimination, understanding how to prove your case is crucial. Establishing Disability Status The first step in proving disability discrimination is establishing your disability status. Under FEHA, a disability is…

How To Prove Wrongful Termination in California

Wrongful termination is a serious legal matter when an employee is dismissed from their job in violation of laws or public policy. In California, like many states, employees have certain rights and protections against arbitrary or discriminatory termination. Here is how to establish a strong case to prove wrongful termination. Proving Wrongful Termination Proving a…

Retaliation for Taking a Leave of Absence
February 14, 2024 | Discrimination,Retaliation

Taking a leave of absence is a protected right for employees in California. Workers are allowed time off for various reasons, such as medical issues, family responsibilities, or military service. However, concerns about potential retaliation for taking a leave can deter employees from exercising this right. Leave of Absence Protections in California California recognizes various…

What Is Race Discrimination in the Workplace?
February 7, 2024 | Discrimination

Race discrimination in employment refers to unfair and prejudicial treatment of individuals in the workplace based on their race, ethnicity, or perceived racial characteristics. While laws are in place to prohibit such discriminatory practices, instances continue to occur, necessitating a deeper understanding of the issue and a collective effort to eradicate it. Forms of Race…

How Bystanders Can Prevent Workplace Harassment
February 1, 2024 | Employment Litigation

Workplace harassment can have a profound impact on individuals and the overall work environment. While it’s crucial for organizations to implement policies and training programs to address harassment, bystanders can also play a pivotal role in preventing and addressing these incidents. The Role of Bystanders Bystanders are individuals who witness inappropriate behavior but are not…

What is National Origin Discrimination in the Workplace?
January 26, 2024 | Discrimination

National origin discrimination in the workplace involves unfair treatment or unfavorable employment practices based on an individual’s country of origin, ancestry, ethnicity, or association with a particular national group. This form of discrimination violates federal laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of…