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    Damages in a California Wrongful Termination Case

    Submitted by Elizabeth on Wed, 02/01/2023 - 16:43

    If you have been working for wages in California, then you have more than likely been working in “at will” employment conditions. Essentially, “at will” employment means that employers can fire an employee for almost any reason they like. Likewise, employees can terminate their employment whenever they would like.

    What are the Main Employment Laws in the U.S?

    Submitted by Elizabeth on Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:52

    There are many laws that protect employees from illegal actions that are taken by employers. The main ones include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). These laws were put in place—and continue to exist—to help ensure that employee rights are maintained, and workplace discrimination does not take place.  

    Steps Transgender Orthodox Jewish Workers Can Take When Experiencing Discrimination at Work

    Submitted by Elizabeth on Wed, 01/11/2023 - 16:57

    If you are a transgender Orthodox Jewish individual who is being discriminated against at work, you should know that you are not alone. Both Jewish people and transgender people are often victims of discrimination in the workplace as well as discrimination throughout the hiring process.

    What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

    Submitted by Elizabeth on Tue, 01/10/2023 - 12:38

    Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers may not discriminate against disabled workers or candidates.

    Unfortunately, some employers fail to obey the law. When this happens, workers can take legal action by filing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) discrimination claims. In doing so, a worker who has been the victim of discrimination may be allowed to seek compensation for and potential reinstatement to a job they have lost.

    Filing A Workplace Discrimination Claim In California

    Submitted by Elizabeth on Wed, 10/05/2022 - 11:05

    If you work in California and experience discrimination in your workplace, you may be able to file a claim against your employer. To file this claim, you will need to get everything in order by gathering supporting documentation, and subsequently following the proper protocol to get this claim underway.