Monthly Archives: January 2023
BFOQ: When Discrimination May Be Allowed
Federal law protects workers from discrimination in the workplace and in hiring and firing decisions, whether it is on the basis of age disability, handicap, gender or any other of a number of characteristics or demographics. But there are times when an employer can legally discriminate against you. That’s when discrimination is necessary for… Read More »
Understanding The Different Types Of Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
When it comes to sexual assault in the workplace, many of us believe that we know what it is, and that we will be able to identify it when we see it. But do you know the difference between sexual harassment, assault and sexual abuse or battery? Many people don’t understand the differences, or… Read More »
When Does Your Employer Have To Reimburse You For Work Related Expenses?
More and more, many of us work from home, from the road, or we travel as part of our work duties. All of these situations often entail expenses that we wouldn’t have, if we were a traditional in-office worker. Did you know that California requires that your employer reimburse you for any expenses that… Read More »
What Is The California Equal Pay Act?
You probably already knew that gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace was illegal. But what you may not have known was that discrimination in salary or payment, is also illegal. California has powerful laws that prevent unequal pay in the workplace based on gender. Prohibited Acts Under the Law Specifically, the law… Read More »