Category: Discrimination

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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…

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Veterans Day: Don’t Forget Protections and Services for Those Who Served

California is home to approximately 1.9 million veterans — the highest veteran population of any state in the nation. Military veterans may face many challenges…

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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…

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$10.5 Million Settlement in Minority Hiring Case

The nationwide outdoor equipment chain Bass Pro Outdoor World (Bass Pro) will pay $10.5 million to settle a hiring discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by…

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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…

age discrimination, older workers
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50th Anniversary of Age Discrimination Protections

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibiting age bias against workers 40 years of age and…

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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…

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New Transgender Regulations Coming July 1; More Restroom Rules

The California Office of Administrative Law approved new regulations that specifically address protections for transgender persons, including equal access to use of facilities, such as…

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No, You Can’t Demote a Pregnant Employee If You Think Her Job’s Too Tough

Suzie comes into your office and tells you she is four months pregnant. You think, “Hmmmm, her job is really demanding. I should probably put…

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Webinar Every California Employer Should Attend

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits discrimination and harassment based on protected classes. The law protects employees and job applicants from bias. While…