Tag: discrimination

AI’s Workplace Opportunities, Challenges
988
Posted in Discrimination

Podcast Examines AI’s Workplace Opportunities, Challenges

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts, and Peter Bittner, award-winning multimedia journalist and artificial intelligence (AI) consultant, discuss…

EEOC’s New Five-Year Strategic Enforcement Plan
1374
Posted in Discrimination Harassment

EEOC’s New Five-Year Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP)

On September 21, 2023, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for fiscal years 2024 through 2028. As previously…

California Legislature Passes Bills on Discrimination in Employment
2010
Posted in General

California Legislature Passes Bills on Discrimination in Employment, PSL Expansion, Reproductive-Related Bereavement Leave

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, employment law expert Matthew Roberts and Chris Micheli, adjunct professor at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of…

FEHA Liability
2040
Posted in Discrimination

California Supreme Court Imposes FEHA Liability on Agents of Employers

In a long-awaited decision, the California Supreme Court has determined that third-party business agents of a certain size can now be directly liable for violations…

bereavement leave
3954
Posted in Time Off

New Bereavement Leave Requirements for Private, Public Employers

What are the requirements of California’s new bereavement leave law? With 2023 in full swing, many employers are reviewing and updating employee handbooks and policies….

4182
Posted in Discrimination Posters and Notices

Employers Must Post New EEOC Poster Immediately

On October 19, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an updated “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster to replace the…

1798
Posted in Termination

Layoffs Involve Some Strict Rules with a Bit of Employer Discretion

Due to a number of reasons, we are going to have to lay off a few employees. I have heard that there are certain rules…

4400
Posted in Discrimination

DFEH Renamed California Civil Rights Department

Don’t be confused if you start hearing about the California Civil Rights Department (CRD). It’s not a new government agency — just the renamed California…

EEOC Charge Data
1869
Posted in Discrimination

EEOC FY 2021 Charge Data, Mediation Program Studies

Retaliation was, once again, the number one filed charge in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Fiscal Year 2021 charge data; it was included in…

3039
Posted in Discrimination General

Ninth Circuit Asks California Supreme Court About FEHA Liability for Agents of Employers

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has asked the California Supreme Court to determine whether a business entity acting as an agent of an employer…