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Does My California Employer Have to Accommodate My Disability?

Posted on November 30, 2020
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California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against employees with physical or mental disabilities. In fact, California employers have an affirmative obligation to take steps to make sure that disabled employees are provided reasonable accommodations at work for their disability so that they actually can continue to work, despite their disability. Specifically, employers must provide reasonable accommodation for employees who, because of their disability, are unable … Read More

Understanding Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment

Posted on October 23, 2020
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Most of us have a broad understanding of what sexual harassment means in the workplace. The average person knows that it is unlawful to harass a person because of his or her sex. The average person also knows that unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other actions could subject an employer or supervisor to liability. As simple as this sounds, bringing sexual harassment claims can be stressful and complicated. If … Read More

What to Do If You Are Sexually Harassed at Work in Los Angeles

Posted on September 30, 2020
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The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment may include unwanted sexual advances, verbal or physical sexual overtures or propositions, and threats or bribes requiring sexual acts in exchange. You have the right to work in a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.  Below, our sexual harassment lawyers in Los Angeles explain what to do if you are sexually harassed at work. … Read More

What Are Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace?

Posted on July 31, 2020
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Both federal and state laws protect women from pregnancy discrimination at work. Even with these protections in place, pregnancy discrimination is commonplace in our workplaces. Sometimes the discrimination is blatant; more frequently it is subtle and buried in pretext. Below, our pregnancy discrimination lawyers in Los Angeles discuss examples of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. What Is Pregnancy Discrimination at Work? The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines pregnancy discrimination as … Read More

What Is Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment?

Posted on June 29, 2020
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California and federal law recognize two types of sexual harassment:  quid pro quo harassment and hostile work environment harassment. Below, our Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyers explain: The definition of hostile work environment sexual harassment How hostile work environment sexual harassment is different than quid pro quo harassment How to determine whether you have a viable claim What Is Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment? Hostile work environment sexual harassment is any conduct … Read More

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