By Tod C. Gurney | Published January 20, 2017 | | |
Ever since California passed its first law protecting the rights of workers with disabilities in 1974, it has been at the forefront of the Americans with Disabilities movement. Under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), employers are required to: Provide reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees who, because of their disability, are unable Read MoreRead More
California is an “at will” state, meaning that employers have the right to hire and fire individuals at will, without any real reason or explanation (so long as the reason was not illegal, such as race, gender, etc.). If you have been fired from your job in California, the best thing you can do is Read MoreRead More
The U.S. Constitution protects the right of all citizens to practice the religion of their choice and prohibits government entities from establishing a “preferred” religion. What happens when an employee’s religious beliefs are brought into the workplace? Does it matter if the employer is a private entity or a public institution? These questions are among Read MoreRead More
A transgender former employee of Barnes & Noble Bookstore is suing in Orange County federal court, alleging that the management at the store where she worked refused to allow her to present herself as a woman at work and fired her when she stopped complying. Victoria Ramirez, along with the Transgender Law Center, is now suing Read MoreRead More
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