Posts Tagged ‘sexual harassment’

Love Continues to Bloom at Work

As cold, wet weather blankets California, fewer people will be celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) survey. Only 51 percent of Americans plan to celebrate, but they plan to spend more money and not just on gifts for their sweethearts. “The vast majority of Valentine’s Day dollars are still […]

14 Feb 19 - Harassment - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Claims Spike One Year After #MeToo Movement Takes Off

Preliminary data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) demonstrates a heightened awareness in the workplace about sexual harassment since the #MeToo movement took off last year. And as a leader in preventing workplace harassment, the EEOC continues to enforce the laws and take the claims it receives seriously. According to a recent EEOC […]

15 Oct 18 - Harassment - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Governor Signs New California Employment Laws for 2019

With a few strokes of his pen on September 30th, 2018, the last day to sign or veto bills, Governor Jerry Brown altered the landscape for California employers in a number of significant ways. Here are some of the new laws taking effect in January 2019 that employers should anticipate: Assembly Bills Lactation Accommodation (AB […]

2 Oct 18 - Labor Relations - Ellen Savage, J.D. - No CommentsRead More »

Recent DFEH Settlements

In recent months, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has settled a number of employment cases, and, compared to previous years, enforcement looks as if it’s been stepped up. Here’s just a sampling of employment settlements in the past few months: July 17, 2018 — National Origin/Age/Disability Discrimination: Alleged stereotypical and biased […]

23 Jul 18 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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CalChamber-Sponsored Bill to Protect Harassment Victims Goes to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that protects sexual harassment victims and employers from being sued for defamation has been sent to the governor. The bill passed the Legislature with unanimous bipartisan support. AB 2770 (Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks) codifies case law to ensure victims of sexual harassment and employers are not sued for defamation […]

9 Jul 18 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »