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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

Can My Employer Demote Me for No Reason?

Posted on June 12, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has negatively affected many California businesses. As a result, employers have been looking to cut costs to survive. Unfortunately, these cuts often include firing or demoting hard working employees. Have you been demoted at work? If so, then you are likely frustrated by the pay cut or reduction of your hours. You also might be concerned that you were wrongfully demoted. Below, our attorneys answer the question, “Can my … Read More

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