The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) is the primary law that protects California employees from discrimination, retaliation, and harassment in the workplace. If you have experienced any of these issues while employed in California, you may be eligible for relief.  California FEHA Regulations The FEHA anti-discrimination provisions are applicable to any employer with… Read More

There are federal protections that protect individuals from discrimination in the workplace. Your employer, or potential employer, has an obligation to prevent and address discrimination against employees. Multiple federal and state protections ensure that if discrimination occurs, victims may file a claim for this treatment. For immediate assistance, please don’t hesitate to send our California… Read More

Does California Guarantee “Paternity Leave” to Dads? [Updated 2021] The structure of American society has changed dramatically over the last several decades. A greater percentage of fathers are now taking off time from work to care for and bond with their newborn children. According to the United States Department of Labor, 90 percent of fathers… Read More

What Workers Need to Know About the Law of Age Discrimination in California This article will cover the laws of age discrimination in California, how to prove age discrimination, examples of age discrimination, and how to file an age discrimination lawsuit in the state of California. Most people do not think of age discrimination being… Read More

Pregnant employees face some unique challenges in the workplace. Sadly, pregnancy discrimination — despite being strictly prohibited by both federal and state labor regulations — remains a serious problem. According to data provided by the National Partnership for Women and Families, approximately 7,000 pregnancy discrimination claims are filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)… Read More

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) provide workers with important protections against job-related age discrimination. Nonetheless, age discrimination in the workplace remains a serious problem in California. According to the most recent data from the AARP, approximately two-thirds of workers over the age… Read More

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and the federal  Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) afford many employees in Los Angeles important protections against age discrimination in the workplace. Sadly, age discrimination still occurs far too often.  Despite these protections, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that nearly 70 percent… Read More

The California state statute that protects job applicants and employees from discrimination based upon disability is the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). The FEHA prohibits California employers from engaging in discriminatory acts on account of a person’s disabilities, including: Physical conditions; Mental disabilities; Certain other medical conditions, even if not technically “disabilities;” or, Some… Read More

California employees are protected from discrimination and harassment based on race. Both the federal Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act make racial discrimination illegal. Unfortunately, racial discrimination is still fairly common. In 2017, 28,528 charges were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging… Read More