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What is Discrimination in the Workplace?
What is Discrimination in the Workplace?

Discrimination in the workplace can come in many forms. While some may be obvious, other types of discrimination can fall under the radar. Employees are protected by law from being treated unfavorably relative to their personal characteristics. Here’s what every employee ...

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    • What is Discrimination in the Workplace?

      Discrimination in the workplace can come in many forms. While some may be obvious, other types of discrimination can fall under the radar. Employees ...

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    • Warning Signs of Workplace Discrimination

      No one wants to work in a hostile environment, and the law is designed to keep employees protected from such behavior. However, discrimination in the ...

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    • What is Discrimination in the Workplace?

      Discrimination in the workplace can come in many forms. While some may be obvious, other types of discrimination can fall under the radar. Employees ...

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    • Important Things Employers Should Take Away from the “Varsity Blues” College Fraud Admissions Scandal

      The recent “Varsity Blues” scandal that has been eating up headlines lately is an excellent reminder that employers need to take the time to reexamine ...

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    • Warning Signs of Workplace Discrimination

      No one wants to work in a hostile environment, and the law is designed to keep employees protected from such behavior. However, discrimination in the ...

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    • Important Things Employers Should Take Away from the “Varsity Blues” College Fraud Admissions Scandal

      The recent “Varsity Blues” scandal that has been eating up headlines lately is an excellent reminder that employers need to take the time to reexamine ...

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    • DOL Proposes Salary Increase for White Collar Overtime Exemptions

      The United States Department of Labor recently released the details of a proposal that would increase the minimum salary for overtime exemptions for ...

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    • EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Rule Reinstated by Judge

      In the past, employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors with 50 or more employees were required to file annual Employer Information ...

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    • Warning Signs of Workplace Discrimination

      No one wants to work in a hostile environment, and the law is designed to keep employees protected from such behavior. However, discrimination in the ...

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    • U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Files Lawsuit Under EPA

      Last month, the players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation. The lawsuit, which was ...

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    • The Effects of Gender Discrimination at Work

      Many factors go into an employer’s decision to hire, increase the pay of, or promote an employee. These practices are supposed to be based on the ...

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    • What Is the Family & Medical Leave Act?

      The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that allows certain employees to have up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave each year, without ...

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    • Filing a Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit: What You Need to Know

      The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) was passed to protect employees from sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. This act made it ...

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    • What Are My Rights as a Pregnant Employee?

      Pregnancy can be a difficult time, but there are laws in place to protect you while on the job. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) offers ...

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    • Wage & Hour Class-Action Lawsuits

      If your employer does not comply with wage and hour laws, they can potentially end up facing a class-action lawsuit. Even minor mistakes that result ...

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    • California's Meal & Rest Period Rules

      In California, employees who are considered non-exempt have a legal right to receive meal breaks and rest periods through the course of their shift. ...

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    • Can I Sue My Employer for Not Giving Me Breaks?

      In California, employees can be categorized as exempt or non-exempt employees. These different classes of employees are handled differently under ...

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    • What is Discrimination in the Workplace?

      Discrimination in the workplace can come in many forms. While some may be obvious, other types of discrimination can fall under the radar. Employees ...

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    • Warning Signs of Workplace Discrimination

      No one wants to work in a hostile environment, and the law is designed to keep employees protected from such behavior. However, discrimination in the ...

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    • California's Wage & Hour Laws Explained

      In the state of California, the majority of workers, with a few exceptions, have to be paid at least minimum wage. As of January 1, 2018, minimum wage ...

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    • Warning Signs of Workplace Discrimination

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    • What Can I Do If I Experienced Sexual Harassment at Work?

      Under the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment in the workplace is defined as unwelcome sexual advances or conduct ...

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    • Filing a Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit: What You Need to Know

      The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) was passed to protect employees from sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. This act made it ...

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    • U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Files Lawsuit Under EPA

      Last month, the players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation. The lawsuit, which was ...

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    • Starbucks Off-the-Clock Work Case

      Employers in the state of California have been dealing with lawsuits in recent years over small amounts of time employees spend on minor tasks before ...

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    • How Much Is a Wage or Overtime Case Worth?

      Employers are legally obligated to pay workers their regular pay rate for all of the non-overtime hours they work. If an employee performs overtime ...

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    • What is Discrimination in the Workplace?

      Discrimination in the workplace can come in many forms. While some may be obvious, other types of discrimination can fall under the radar. Employees ...

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    • Warning Signs of Workplace Discrimination

      No one wants to work in a hostile environment, and the law is designed to keep employees protected from such behavior. However, discrimination in the ...

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    • Can I Still File for Wrongful Termination if I Accepted a Severance Package?

      Some companies offer severance packages to workers who lose their jobs for various reasons. As part of the severance arrangement, employers often make ...

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