Category Archives: Employment Law

Discrimination in Employment Layoffs During COVID-19

It is no secret that current COVID-19 pandemic has upended the U.S. economy. Even though some companies have had resources to continue paying their employees, the longer this pandemic continues,…

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COVID-19 and the Right to a Safe Workplace

This article was originally published on the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) blog on April 17, 2020 here. This past week, nurses at UCLA’s Santa Monica Hospital protested publicly for…

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Dealing with Verbal Abuse in California Workplace

Almost one-third of all employees in the workforce have been verbally abused at their place of employment according to the research done by the Workplace Bullying Institute. Other studies show…

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Interviewing While Pregnant: Your Legal Rights in California

As a woman in the workplace, you have the right to be free from any kind of discriminatory behavior based on pregnancy, related medical issues, or childbirth. The 1978 Pregnancy…

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Knowing Your Rights in a Corporate Culture of Forced Retirement in California

The Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) was enacted to protect any worker over the age of 40 from discrimination based upon their age. Under the ADEA, an employee may not…

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What to Do When Your California Employer Does Not Respond to a Harassment Complaint

You’ve endured countless days, weeks, or maybe even months of harassment at work. Finally, you decide to make a sexual harassment complaint at work to your human resources department or…

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How to Handle Gender-Based Harassment in the Workplace

While we, as an American society, have made great strides in the fight for gender equality, there are still some significant concerns regarding gender-based harassment in the workplace. In fact,…

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Afraid to Blow the Whistle? Protecting Employees Against Retaliation

Reporting your employer for unfair employment practices, such as unfair hiring, firing, or other employment practices, or harassment is often a stressful and emotional experience. If you are concerned about…

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