Living with a disability is already a difficult situation. However, many people also face disability discrimination in the workplace. If you are facing such a problem, then there are a few steps you should take right away. Our Los Angeles disability discrimination attorneys explain these steps below: Understanding the Laws Against Disability Discrimination in California There are several sets of California and federal laws, including the Americans With Disability Act (ADA) and … Read More
I Believe That I Was Discriminated Against at Work in Los Angeles. Can I Sue My Employer for Discrimination?
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 help you understand whether you have a viable workplace discrimination lawsuit. Schedule a free consultation … Read More
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
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
According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), almost 47 percent of workers in the nation are women. Many of these women will become pregnant at least once during their working years. Historically, pregnant women have been subjected to unwarranted harassment and discrimination by their employers. Fortunately, both federal and state laws exist to help pregnant employees fight back for their rights. Yet, even with these strict laws in place, pregnancy discrimination … Read More