Posts Tagged ‘Title VII’

DFEH, Muslim Woman Settle Religious Discrimination Case With San Diego Fast Food Restaurant

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) reached a settlement in a religious discrimination case with a San Diego-based fast food restaurant, where a job applicant was denied employment because of her religious dress practice. A Muslim woman claimed that when she asked if she could wear a headscarf and skirt as part […]

13 Sep 18 - Discrimination - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

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Feds Move Toward Sexual Orientation Protections, but California Is Ahead of the Game

Recently, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made headlines when it announced that it had filed its first two sex discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. Under federal law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in the private sector on the basis of sex but does not specifically outlaw discrimination based […]

7 Mar 16 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »