Category: Discrimination

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How You Can Help End Anti-Asian Hate

In this edition of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg interviews Sacramento County Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney Thienvu Ho. Deputy D.A….

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Disabilities Discrimination Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Released

On March 4, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) updated its COVID-19 guidance, addressing several vaccination-related questions. The updated guidance replaces…

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Retaliation, Disability Top Workplace Discrimination Charges

In fiscal year (FY) 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 67,448 workplace discrimination charges — and, once again, retaliation was the most…

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Posted in Disabilities Discrimination

If 65+ Employee Falters, Focus on Job Performance, Not Age

We have an employee who is over the age of 65 and has worked for us for several years, but recently his cognitive skills appear…

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Posted in Discrimination Health and Safety

COVID-19 Vaccine: Can It Be Required?

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what employers…

Sexual orientation and transgender protectionsast in part, on the employee’s sex. sexual orientation
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U.S. Supreme Court Extends Sexual Orientation, Transgender Protections

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling on whether a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity fall within Title VII of the Civil Rights…

California employers should review their pre-employment practices, including job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries, before July 1.
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New California FEHA Regulations for Pre-Employment Practices Start July 1

New Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations clarify what pre-employment practices (like job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries) constitute age and religious creed based…

Read about taking employees’ temperatures and other employment information from the DFEH.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Discrimination Workplace Safety

DFEH Issues Employment Information on COVID-19

As California is working to slow the spread of the COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)…

Celebrate your women employees in one of these three ways.
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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

Celebrate International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History month, and each year, International Women’s Day (IWD) also falls within this month — on March 8. The 2020 Women’s History…

The total number of EEOC charges declined slightly from FY 2018.
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Retaliation Tops EEOC Charges Again

Retaliation still tops the list of most-filed EEOC charges, as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) details in their 2019 Fiscal Year (FY) breakdown…