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Employees should always report discrimination and harassment

California has laws in place to protect all employees. No person should have to endure harassment, especially not in the workplace. However, a pharmacist in another state claims that she was fired after reporting harassment and discrimination while working at a hospital. The alleged victim has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit.

Woman awarded $31 million after discrimination and retaliation

For decades, women in the American workforce have endured harassment and other discriminatory acts virtually in silence. Years and years passed with no significant changes. However, in the last 20 years, the awareness of gender discrimination in the workplace has increased significantly. Women in California and across the nation have pushed back and are courageously standing up for their rights. Recently, a jury in Los Angeles awarded an ex-employee $31 million after she was allegedly subjected to discrimination and harassment at work.

Gender discrimination continues to be a problem in the workplace

Although great advancement have been made for women's rights in California and across America, gender discrimination continues to happen at an alarming and disturbing rate. Even today, women in the workplace are often thought of as inferiors, harassed and passed over for promotions in favor of male counterparts. When this act of dehumanization occurs in the workplace, victims can take action. Recently, a woman in another state filed a lawsuit after she was fired as a result of alleged harassment and discrimination.

Man files lawsuit after alleged age discrimination

When employees in California and across the country face discriminatory acts at work, they can be psychologically scarred for life. The effects can be absolutely devastating. Discrimination is unacceptable and those that have been affected have options at their disposal to fight back. Recently, a former employee of the city of Fresno filed a lawsuit after he was allegedly wrongfully terminated.

Man cites discrimination in wrongful termination suit

In today's world of business, its not uncommon for employers to weed out older employees in favor of younger and, often, less experienced workers. Although older workers provide value in terms of experience, some employers may see older employees as hurtful to their bottom line, since older, experienced employees are often paid more.  Discriminating against an employee because of age or any reason is against the law in California. What can be done when an employee experiences discrimination in the workplace? The victim can take legal action and file a lawsuit.

Mulitple women file lawsuit alleging pregnancy discrimination

Unfortunately, discrimination is still very present in today's society. Although a person may be discriminated against for many reasons, any type of discrimination is wrong and can be psychologically devastating for victims. Recently, a lawsuit was filed against a law firm in northern California over allegations of pregnancy discrimination.

Woman sues after experiencing harassment and discrimination

Navigating life in modern-day America can be a challenging and daunting endeavor. A crucial part of a successful life these days is obtaining stable, full-time employment. Gainful employment contributes to a person's sense of accomplishment and well-being. When a job is wrongfully stripped away due to things like discrimination or harassment, the effects can be absolutely devastating not only financially, but also psychologically. In the state of California, discrimination and harassment in the workplace is not only wrong, it is illegal.

Lawsuit filed after alleged age discrimination

The stereotypical employee in today's world of business embodies youth and exuberance. In California and across the United States, it is becoming increasingly common for older employees to be pushed out of their positions or even terminated in favor of younger workers. Age discrimination is just as illegal as any other form of discrimination in the workplace. Luckily, there are laws at the federal and state level that protect employees from many forms of discrimination.

Woman claims discrimination for being pregnant

In California and across the country, full-time employees are entitled to certain rights. The Department of Labor currently enforces close to 200 employment laws in the United States. Some of the most important of these laws seek to abolish harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Most people are familiar with gender and racial discrimination, but discrimination exists in many forms and can affect nearly every person. What can be done when a worker loses employment due to discrimination?

Former Google employee files lawsuit alleging discrimination

Workers in California should not have to face things such as harassment and discrimination while at work. Although workplace harassment and discrimination are against the law, these things continue to occur across the country. Victims of discrimination may experience turmoil and distress that can last a lifetime. Google is at the center of a recent lawsuit filed by a former employee, alleging the tech giant facilitated an environment of harassment and discrimination.

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