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Silicon Valley’s Algorithmic Bias Has Detrimental Impact On Marginalized Job Applicants

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

A slew of recent incidents has drawn attention to a host of issues within artificial intelligence video-interviewing software which points to algorithmic bias favoring white, male applicants. The MIT Technology Review recently published a study on the ways that many of the nation’s top job search engines have been working to try and eliminate… Read More »

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Report Finds Silicon Valley Wealth Inequality And Racial Discrimination Have Gone From “Bad To Horrific” During Covid-19

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

The Silicon Valley Pain Index for 2021 has revealed that wealth inequality and racial discrimination in Silicon Valley have only gotten worse since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. The report highlights that while the situation was already bad in Silicon Valley, the pandemic has caused these troubling metrics to become “horrific,” with increases… Read More »

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Google Hit With Lawsuit Over Claims it Violated California’s Equal Pay Act

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

Tech giant Google suffered a setback in California state court earlier this week when a judge awarded class-action status to a lawsuit alleging Google paying its male employees more than its female employees. The case, initially filed in 2017 by four female California employees, who cited violations of the equal pay act, alleges Google… Read More »

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91% Of Transgender Employees Face Workplace Discrimination And Harassment

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

June may have been Pride Month, but these statistics are nothing to be proud of. It’s no secret LGBTQIA+ individuals face countless obstacles in the professional world. In fact, there have been a rash of recent lawsuits based on harassment and discrimination against gay, lesbian, and transgender employees.  Sadly, this is nothing new. A… Read More »

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Title IX Protections Now Extended To Transgender Students

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

Pride month got a little brighter with news of expanded federal protections for gay and transgender students.  Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Education extended federal anti-discrimination laws on the basis of sex to include gay and transgender students. This is a significant shift from prior policy, which banned transgender girls from playing… Read More »

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A Guide To California Workplace Protections For LGBTQ+ Employees

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

June is Pride Month and in order to celebrate, we at Costanzo Law wanted to put together a guide for LGBTQIA+ employees. In California, state and federal laws make it possible to be out, proud, and protected from discrimination and harassment in the workplace. In fact, both the California Fair Employment and Housing Act… Read More »

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Are You Experiencing Workplace Retaliation?

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

Often, it can feel like our employer is retaliating against us. In many cases, such retaliation is illegal and California state law offers protections against it. In order to know whether we are protected against workplace retaliation it is first important to understand what exactly it is. The fact of the matter is that… Read More »

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What Is A Reasonable Accommodation?

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

You may have heard the term “reasonable accommodations” used in the workplace, but what are they, and what makes an accommodation reasonable? Having a clear understanding of these topics can help ensure that you get the support you need to perform your job. What are Reasonable Accommodations? Reasonable accommodations are measures taken to make… Read More »

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Sexual Harassment Is Bad For Business

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

For decades women have struggled to gain respect, fair treatment, and equal pay in the workplace, and the fight is still not over. However, more and more data on the effects of sexual harassment in the workplace indicates that it shouldn’t just be women leading the charge. Despite a long history of ignoring, suppressing,… Read More »

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6 Unexpected Ways Gender Discrimination Affects Women In The Workplace

By Costanzo Law Firm, APC |

Gender discrimination in the workplace occurs when an employee receives negative or disparate treatment due to their gender. Gender discrimination, as well as all discrimination on the basis of a protected status, is prohibited in the United States under federal law; specifically, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 However, how it… Read More »

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