Discriminating against a worker for any reason has been prohibited for many years. Awareness combined with government oversight has reduced much of this unethical employer behavior, but the problem still exists in all American states.
Did you know that certain acts in which you engage as a California worker are protected under federal employment law? These are called protected activities and typically involve a worker reporting unlawful actions on the part of the company, a boss or a co-worker. We have included a few examples of protected activities as defined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC):
If you have never suffered from sexual harassment in the workplace, you may find it surprising to learn that it can be hard to identify. Sometimes, the harasser approaches his or her targets cautiously, leaving the victim unsure if the behavior constitutes harassment.
Disability discrimination is a problem across the country even though there are laws in place against it. It can also be a problem in the workplace. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing the anti-discrimination laws put into place by the federal government. Here's how to prevent disability discrimination in the workplace in Sherman Oaks.
Pregnancy can be a thrilling but daunting time in any woman’s life. It impacts how you work, but you have rights and accommodations to your job that ensure you are fairly treated in this position.