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Standards of equality in the workplace

All workplaces in the United States should treat employees with respect and without unlawfully discriminating against them. However, unfortunately, many workers are discriminated against each year. This is why laws have been put in place to deter people from discriminating at work and to provide victims of workplace discrimination with the possibility to take legal action.

Should I tolerate pregnancy discrimination at work?

When you become pregnant, you will likely be very excited about everything that the future holds for you. However, you may also be nervous about the way it could potentially affect your career. You should remember that you are legally protected from discrimination as a person who is pregnant or a person who is perceived to be at risk of becoming pregnant.

Common examples of workplace hostility

Employees should be able to feel safe, supported and protected in their workplace. It's an environment in which they spend a significant portion of their lives, and it's a place where they should be able to focus on their job, rather than worry about social interactions.

Explaining Title 7 violations

Every worker should have an understanding of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Why? Title VII protects workers from being discriminated against in the workplace by their employer, co-workers and other members of the workforce. Let's take a deeper look at Title VII in today's post so you know how you are protected as an employee of companies in Los Angeles County.

Spotting the signs of a hostile work environment

There are plenty of problems that arise at work each day for one reason or another. Some of those problems could lead to a hostile work environment. A hostile work environment is a problem for all involved, including the victim of the hostility. You should never accept working in a hostile environment, which is why you need to know how to spot the signs of such a problem.

Riot Games is sued by California, asked to reveal pay by gender

On June 12, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced that they were suing the Los Angeles-based video game company Riot Games (RG). Their investigation enforcement lawsuit was filed against them for failing to cooperate in answering their questions. They're trying to determine if gender discrimination is occurring in their workplace.

Do you qualify for Family and Medical Leave Act?

There may come a point in your life when you need to take time away from work as the result of a medical concern. If this happens, learn more about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). More specifically, you want to understand if you're eligible for benefits.

A television executive accuses Charter, Comcast of discrimination

On Nov. 23, a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit judge in Pasadena issued a ruling that will allow an African-American entrepreneur to continue pursuing a racial discrimination lawsuit against Charter Communications and Comcast.

Color discrimination can be different than racial discrimination

You know that racial discrimination is illegal in the workplace, but did you know that discrimination based on skin color is also prohibited? A lot of times, the two clearly overlap, as skin color is one primary indicator of a person's race. However, it is important to remember that they are not necessarily the same in all situations.

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