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National Origin Protections in California May Change in 2018

National origin protection rules may change in California in the upcoming year. As previously reported, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council has proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address national origin protections. California already has strict rules that prohibit harassment and discrimination based on protected classes, including national […]

26 Dec 17 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Comments on Proposed National Origin Regulations Due by September 27

As reported earlier, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council has proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address national origin protections. The draft regulations discuss the type of acts that may constitute national origin discrimination (see Initial Statement of Reasons). The regulations also discuss prohibited immigration-related practices. California already […]

19 Sep 17 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber: State Proposed National Origin Regulations Too Broad

Regulations proposed by a state council to dictate how national origin is to be treated in the workplace are too broad and unsupported by any legal authority, a California Chamber of Commerce-led coalition said recently. In comments submitted on July 17 to the California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC), the CalChamber and coalition pointed […]

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California Proposes National Origin Regulations

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council recently proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address national origin protections California has strict rules that prohibit harassment and discrimination based on protected classes, including national origin. The draft regulations discuss the type of acts that may constitute national origin discrimination. The […]

5 Jun 17 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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EEOC Issues National Origin Guidance

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued updated enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination. This guidance was last updated in 2002. The guidance is intended to address the increasingly diverse workforce and notes that immigrant workers are present in every occupation in the United States and are highly-represented in many of the largest-growth […]

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