Tag: FEHA

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Posted in Discrimination Hiring

Bias, Discrimination Concerns Over Video Resume Platform

Following the release of a survey that found video chat proficiency to be the most in-demand job skill right now, social media platform Tik Tok…

1379
Posted in Health and Safety

Alcohol Awareness in the Workplace

Each year, an estimated 500 million workdays are lost to alcohol-related issues, costing $240 billion annually — and 72 percent of that is due to…

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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…

Sexual orientation and transgender protectionsast in part, on the employee’s sex. sexual orientation
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Posted in Discrimination

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…

2020 employment laws
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Posted in General

Governor Newsom Signs New 2020 Employment Laws

Sunday, October 13, 2019, was the last day for Governor Gavin Newsom to either sign or veto legislation that the California Legislature passed in 2019….

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Posted in Accessibility Workplace Safety

California’s ‘Nutty’ Assistive Animal Labor Laws

In honor of National Nut Day today, let’s talk about squirrels. Flying squirrels . . . as in squirrels in airplanes. Actually . . ….

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Posted in Labor Relations

Bill Limiting Use of Settlement/Arbitration Agreements on Governor’s Desk

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that limits the use of settlement and arbitration agreements for labor and employment claims has passed the…

947
Posted in Discrimination Harassment

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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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

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…