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Can I Get Fired for Missing Work Due to Pregnancy in California? 2024

It can be stressful to navigate the new challenges that come with being pregnant, let alone being worried about its implications for your professional life. There is a ton of uncertainty and worry that usually goes along with pregnancy. One of these major concerns for…

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What to Do About Favoritism at Work Towards Others in California? 2024

Favoritism at work is an age-old workplace plague that has given organizations issues for many years. It occurs when one person in power gives preferential treatment to some employees over others without any logical reasoning. An example of logical reasoning would be to award a…

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Google settles class action claim based on gender discrimination

Despite all of the attention that has been given to workplace discrimination over the last several decades, the problem persists. In fact, a 2017 class action lawsuit against Google just resulted in the tech giant agreeing to pay $118 million to settle allegations of gender discrimination. The…

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What are my rights as a pregnant employee?

Expecting San Diego mothers should be able to enjoy their pregnancy and the time leading up to the birth of their child without having to worry about their job. Discriminating against an employee because they are pregnant is illegal, and there are several legal rights pregnant employees…

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What do you need to know about age discrimination?

Most of the time when we hear about discrimination occurring in the workplace, we probably think of race or gender discrimination. To be sure, news stories about these two types of discrimination seem to pop up in California quite frequently. But, it is important to…

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Are mothers allowed to pump during the workday?

Being a working mom is hard, especially when you recently gave birth to a child. Not only do you have to achieve your performance goals, but you also need to feed and take care of your baby. In California, you have the right to paid…

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Bipartisan bill proposed to protect pregnant employees

When a woman gets the news that she is pregnant, she is likely so thrilled that she is not thinking about anything else. However, once reality sinks in, some women will pause and think how this will impact her current job and future career options.…

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Some ways to gather evidence of workplace discrimination

If you suspect that you’re being discriminated against in the workplace, then you might foresee legal action on the horizon. This is especially true if you end up suffering from a negative employment action, such as demotion, a pay cut, a worse work assignment, or…

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Kaiser Permanente settles racial discrimination lawsuit

Being an employee in today’s market is tough, especially when workers must endure racial discrimination in their employment. It is not fair that these employees must endure negative treatment simply because of their race. And, most readers likely think that most employers have successfully purged…

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Legal protections from workplace disability discrimination

Disability discrimination occurs when an employer treats a disabled individual who is either an employee or an applicant for employment unfavorably because of the employee or applicant’s disability. Because of the important employment law protections for disabled individuals, they should be familiar how the law defines disability…

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U.S. government does ‘about face’ on transgenders in military

With President Biden’s recent executive order allowing transgender people to serve openly in the military again, U.S. employers cannot help but take note. The issue — or non-issue — regarding transgenderism continues to gain a great amount of attention. More and more people in U.S.…

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Reasonable accommodations in the workplace

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an important employee rights law. It provides protections for workers to be free from discrimination in the workplace based on their actual, past, and perceived disabilities. Under the ADA, a Californian cannot be discriminated against in the workplace…

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