workplace discrimination

Legal Protections Nursing Mothers Have in California

California has the most comprehensive and stringent pregnancy discrimination laws in the country. The provisions in state laws are much wider in scope compared to federal laws and are designed to protect pregnant women from any kind of discrimination...

Employment Litigation and Harassment Claims

Employment litigation is a complex area of law that encompasses the legal issues surrounding harassment and discrimination in the workplace. A case of employment litigation may take place when a member of the staff decides to sue their employer as a...

Is Your Employer Discriminating Against You Based on National Origin?

It is illegal for your employer to discriminate against you based on your place of birth, ethnicity, ancestry or any other issues related to ethnicity, such as your surname, cultural identity, and accent. The problem with discrimination against national...

Are You the Target of these Common Wage Law Violations?

Many employers try to bend the rules when it comes to the Fair Labor Standards Act as well as local state wage laws in an attempt to save money. If you believe your rights aren’t being met and your employer is breaking the law, there are certain steps...

Wrongful Termination: Do You have a Legal Leg to Stand On?

Most employment in the US is “at will,” meaning that an employer has the right to terminate the employee at any time and for any reason, as long as it is not an illegal reason. So, how do you know if your termination was legal or illegal and how do...