What Do I Do if I am Being Discriminated Against at Work? Following the right steps in handling discrimination and harassment is not always easy. The legal process about filing a case is complex and often unclear for people unfamiliar with the law, and [...]
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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 [...]
Protecting Yourself When You Get Pregnant Women are often the victims of sexual harassment on the job, even in the San Francisco Bay Area. However, the harassment and discrimination may only get worse when a woman decides to start a family. If a woman can’t work during her [...]
Out of Office: Paid and Unpaid Leaves of Absence by Cady Sartorius California law is particularly generous when it comes to employees taking leave. There are several, distinct types of leave that employees in need can use. Everyone should be aware, however, that taking leave is one thing, [...]
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 [...]
Why Don’t Women (and Men) Report Sexual Harassment? By Cady Sartorius Why do women (and men) formally report workplace sexual harassment at such low rates? This blog post notes some of the barriers to reporting, and some of the reasons why you should do [...]
The EEOC and the DFEH: Compare and Contrast in the Employment Law Context PART TWO: Protected Bases, Timing, and Pre-filing Preparation by Cady Sartorius […]
Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee and CEO Jeremy Tooker by CCRLG
Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee and CEO Jeremy Tooker by CCRLG On Friday, the California Civil Rights Law Group filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in the San Francisco Superior Court against Four Barrel Coffee and its CEO Jeremy Tooker [...]
Fight the Frequency of Workplace Sexual Harassment by Cady Sartorius Sexual harassment is illegal; it violates California state law and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Still, at least one out of four women report having experienced workplace sexual harassment. And it can have significant, [...]
What Happens When You're Sexually Harassed by a United States Senator or Representative? As we’ve seen in recent months, many sexual harassers have managed to escape repercussions and even public scrutiny for their actions for years—in some cases, this is simply because they are so powerful that their victims have [...]