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Category: Discrimination

How Long Do I Have to File a Racial Discrimination Claim?
Posted in Discrimination,Employment Litigation on October 20, 2023

One of the most important aspects of filing a racial discrimination claim is being aware of the statute of limitations. This law sets a specific time frame within which a claim must be filed, and it depends on which agency you choose to file a formal complaint with. Deadline to File with California’s Civil Rights…

What is the EEOC?
Posted in Discrimination on August 15, 2023

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a crucial federal agency in the United States that plays a pivotal role in safeguarding workplace rights and promoting equal opportunity for all employees. Established in 1965 as a result of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the EEOC has been instrumental in combating discrimination, ensuring fair treatment,…

How to Identify Racial Discrimination in the Workplace
Posted in Discrimination,Employment Litigation on July 28, 2023

The workplace should be a haven of equal opportunities and fair treatment for all employees, regardless of race or ethnicity. Unfortunately, racial discrimination still persists in some organizations, undermining diversity, inclusion, and the overall productivity and well-being of the workforce. Recognizing and addressing racial discrimination is crucial for fostering a positive and harmonious work environment….

How to File a Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
Posted in Discrimination on June 14, 2023

If you have experienced racial discrimination at your workplace in California, you have legal rights to protect yourself. Filing a workplace racial discrimination lawsuit is a significant step toward seeking justice and ensuring a fair and inclusive work environment. Here are the steps you can take. Step 1: Gather Evidence The success of a racial…

I Believe That I Was Discriminated Against at Work in Los Angeles. Can I Sue My Employer for Discrimination?
Posted in Discrimination,Firm News on May 21, 2021

If you believe that you were discriminated against at work, you may wonder, “Can I sue my employer for discrimination?” The answer to the simple question can be somewhat complicated and fact-specific. That’s why it is important to speak with a workplace discrimination lawyer in Los Angeles about your unique situation. Yadegar, Minoofar & Soleymani LLP can…

Can My Employer Discriminate Against Me Because of My Religious Obligations?
Posted in Discrimination,Firm News on November 20, 2019

Under state and federal law, potential employers or current employers have no right to discriminate against you because of your religion or your religious obligations.  For example, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits an employer from refusing to hire someone in order to avoid accommodating a religious practice that could be accommodated without undue…

What Is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification and Can I Be Discriminated Against for It?
Posted in Discrimination,Employment Litigation,Firm News on June 12, 2019

A “Bona Fide Occupational Qualification” (BFOQ) refers to a quality or attribute that employers are legally allowed to take into account when making hiring and employment decisions. If considered in other formats, these qualities would be classified as discrimination and would be in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and California’s Fair Employment…

Did Religious Discrimination Ruin My Job Interview?
Posted in Discrimination,Firm News on December 28, 2018

A man from Menlo Park claims that he was asked inappropriate questions during a job interview in October 2017. The interviewer allegedly asked about the man’s religion and said that the interviewee could be a bad fit because he can’t drink due to his religion. The company culture at that business includes going out to…

What Are the Signs that My Employer Fired Me for Being Too Old?
Posted in Discrimination,Firm News on November 28, 2018

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act protect Californians from instances of age discrimination. Yet, some companies still attempt to cut older employees from their rosters, especially in the tech industry. Here are a few methods you can use to determine if you were let go due to age…

What Are The Characteristics Of Workplace Discrimination?
Posted in Discrimination,Firm News on November 17, 2018

Our Los Angeles Employment Attorneys Answer Questions About Workplace Discrimination Workplace discrimination is often extremely personal and can drastically affect a person’s career opportunities. For these reasons, workplace discrimination claims are very sensitive for both the employer and the employee. You will need to provide hard evidence and documentation in order to successfully win your…