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What Are the Different Kinds of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace?

Posted on January 13, 2020

Federal and state laws protect disabled workers. The goal of these laws is to increase the employment of people with disabilities. Yet, even with these protections, only 40 percent of adults with disabilities have a job. Furthermore, disabled workers who do not have jobs often face unnecessary hurdles and obstacles in the workforce. One of these hurdles is disability discrimination in the workplace. Although it is illegal, it still occurs with alarming … Read More

What Types of Creative Works Qualify for Copyright Protection?

Posted on December 18, 2019

The first example of copyright law in the United States was the Copyright Clause of the U.S. Constitution. It stated that all authors would be granted exclusive rights to their respective writings in order to promote the expansion of general knowledge. As time progressed, other works of art were added to copyright law. This included paintings, designs, music and photographs. The history of copyright law since then has shown us that the … Read More

Yadegar, Minoofar, & Soleymani LLP Represents Bachelorette Contestant, Chad Johnson, in Lawsuit

Posted on December 10, 2019
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Internationally known Bachelorette contestant and one-time Bachelor Nation participant Chad Johnson has filed a lawsuit against movie producer Cristina Cimino, alleging that she made aggressive, unwanted advances of a sexual and provocative nature, despite his clear and repeated refusals. Johnson is represented by Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyers Yadegar, Minoofar, & Soleymani LLP. Suit Filed Against Director for Sexual Harassment, Emotional Distress, and More The suit, filed in mid-2018, accuses Cimino of … Read More

Can My Employer Discriminate Against Me Because of My Religious Obligations?

Posted 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 hardship.  An important aspect of this law is that it applies even if the employee … Read More

Common Examples of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Posted on November 5, 2019

Sexual harassment in the workplace can negatively impact employees and their ability to work. In recent years, the “Me Too” movement has shed light on the number of sexual harassment and assault cases in the workplace. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment is a form of discrimination violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. There are numerous examples of sexual harassment, including, but not limited … Read More

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