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Vineyard workers awarded $65,000 in sex discrimination suit

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing announced that eight Napa Valley vineyard workers will share $65,000 as part of the settlement of a sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit. The complaint was filed against a vineyard owner, a management company and a farm labor contractor.

Improved protections for workers who are pregnant

Women in California may have concerns about how pregnancies will affect their careers. Relevant policies, last updated in 1982, have received a new update by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The latest changes are designed to clarify that it is illegal to harass or discriminate against an employee for pregnancy-related issues. This type of harassment is classified as sex discrimination.