Month: November 2020

Reasonable accommodations and disability discrimination

If you are disabled or your spouse is struggling with a disability, make sure you have a firm understanding of employer obligations with respect to reasonable accommodations. Regrettably, many disabled workers’ rights are violated and some do not even recognize unlawful activity when it occurs. Disability discrimination creates various hardships for victims, from financial complications …

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Can an employer’s I-9 process be discriminatory?

With few exceptions, employers in the U.S. must complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, for all employees they hire. Because hiring unauthorized workers may violate federal law, the I-9 confirms employers have verified the identities and work authorization of all new employees. Unfortunately, when going through the I-9 process, employers sometimes either intentionally or inadvertently …

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California amends labor codes in favor of whistleblowers

Whistleblower protections allow employees the freedom of action to report on unfair or illegal happenings in their company since doing so may jeopardize their employment under a spurned employer. From sexual harassment in the workplace to environment-threatening waste practices, it is vital to give these people a voice to expose wrongdoing. But if they do …

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