Employers Must Thoroughly Investigate Complaints Of Harassment, Discrimination, & Retaliation

​Do you feel as though your employer is not taking your complaints of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation seriously? Under Title VII and California's Fair Employment & Housing Act ("FEHA"), employers have an affirmative obligation to take all reasonable steps necessary to prevent harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. In addition, ...
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Touchdown Audi! Gender Equality Ad Leads To Audi’s Winning Drive

What do I tell my daughter? Do I tell her that her grandpa is worth more than her grandma? That her dad is worth more than her mom ? Do I tell her that despite her education, her drive, her skills, her intelligence… she will automatically be valued as less than every man she ever meets? Man in Audi Voiceover ​Super Bowl LI had millions of viewers o...
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Women & Sexual Harassment At The Workplace. Silence is Not Always Golden.

 Sometimes it starts with something that may seem as innocent as an introductory handshake perhaps a few seconds too long. Sometimes it's his hand grazing her arm or shoulder while commending her on her hard work. Sometimes it's a quick wink or what he claims is a friendly hug. Yet, at other times it could be something more aggressive, such as...
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Obesity: A Covered “Disability” Under California Law

As most of us know, obesity has become a national epidemic and is increasing rapidly throughout the United States. With obesity being so prevalent, it is not surprising that those who suffer from obesity are often mistreated and/or singled out at the workplace. But are they protected under the law? Under the California Fair Employment & Housing...
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