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How state discrimination protections differ from federal laws

This blog often notes that workers have protections under state and federal laws. The distinction between state and federal is important because the protections they offer are somewhat different. In general, California law provides more protection than the federal government, and more than many other states. This can be seen easily in the number of protected classes covered by state and federal civil rights laws.

How state discrimination protections differ from federal laws

This blog often notes that workers have protections under state and federal laws. The distinction between state and federal is important because the protections they offer are somewhat different. In general, California law provides more protection than the federal government, and more than many other states. This can be seen easily in the number of protected classes covered by state and federal civil rights laws.

What can women do after facing pregnancy discrimination at work?

Getting pregnant can change your life in many unexpected ways, both good and bad. One area of your life where it should not affect you negatively is in the workplace. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions. Unfortunately, more than 40 years after its passage, many employers continue to violate the law, discriminating against women who are pregnant, who might get pregnant, or who need to take time off for childbirth and related issues.

Jury awards $11.1 million in sexual harassment and assault case

Over the past few years, there have been countless stories in the media about women speaking up about the harassment, discrimination and abuse they have faced in the workplace. Many have complained that the legal system failed to give them justice, and that they were therefore forced to go public with their accusations. However, it's important to remember that, however difficult these cases may be, victims of sexual harassment can and do win lawsuits against the people who mistreated them in the workplace.

Working environments with the most sexual harassment

Women work in many different types of jobs in California. In all of these industries and in all types of jobs that women work, they should be able to do their jobs without having to deal with sexual harassment. This has been an issue for many years, though, and many women in the workplace have had to endure it.

Former police chief wins gender discrimination lawsuit

People work many different jobs in California and there are many different requirements for those jobs. These requirements are based on education levels, experience, the ability to work different hours or at different locations, the ability to drive and many other requirements.

Types of discrimination women face in the workplace

There are different reasons that employers in California make the employment decisions for their business. Most of the time, the decisions are made based on the employees' job performances. So, if the employees are doing a good job for the company, they may receive a raise or promotion. On the opposite side of the spectrum, if employees are not doing a good job, they could be demoted or terminated. However, as long as these decisions are based solely on job performance, there is nothing wrong with it.

Employers must post poster with transgender rights

There are many laws that employers must follow in California. Among others, employers must follow the laws governing wages and hours, those prohibiting gender discrimination and harassment and many others as well.

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