Sexual Harassment

Racism Persists in the American Education System

Racism Persists in the American Education System By Ramzi Nimr The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) released the new set of data for the 2015-2016 school year on this past Tuesday. The data, referred to as the Civil Rights Data Collection [...]

More Courts Recognize Federal Protections for LGBT People

More Courts Recognize Federal Protections for LGBT People In 1964, Congress enacted a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination in numerous areas, including in employment. The section prohibiting employment discrimination, known as Title VII, protected employees from not being hired, being fired, and not being [...]

Senate Bill 396 Does Not Go Far Enough

Senate Bill 396 Does Not Go Far Enough By Ramzi Nimr Many new California labor and employment laws took effect as of January 1. Among the changes is Senate Bill 396, which has three primary components: first, it seeks to update sexual harassment training [...]