Month: September 2020

Age discrimination and young workers

Regardless of the field you work in, you need to remember that discrimination is a serious problem that impacts workers who belong to various ethnic, religious and age groups. Unfortunately, many workers over the age of 40 experience discrimination because they are older. In fact, there are a number of legal issues that young workers …

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Auto industry plagued by sexism, sexual harassment

If you are a female working in the automotive field, you face a particularly high chance of falling victim to sexual harassment, even though many industry leaders claim the field wants and needs more female workers. According to Automotive News, a survey taken by about 900 women working in various segments of the auto industry …

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What constitutes materially adverse actions?

When you engage in lawfully protected behavior like reporting workplace harassment or acting as a witness against illegal activity at work, it is possible someone at your workplace might retaliate against you. The purpose of such retaliation is more than just an act of spite. It is to deter other workers from engaging in similar …

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What workplace protections can you expect after your pregnancy?

Past posts on this blog describe the workplace rights you have as a pregnant mother in California. Yet what about after the delivery of your baby? Maternity leave falls among those workplace protections, giving you the time needed to recover from your delivery and to bond with your new baby. It also helps your body …

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