An unanswered question: “Can I refuse to serve Trump supporters?” Since the 2016 election, the issue of when a business can refuse to serve a customer has become particularly significant. Despite a multitude of news articles and court cases, much remains unclear. For example, can [...]
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NIFLA v. Becerra Is an Attack on Women’s Rights By Ramzi Nimr In keeping with the recent deluge of dangerous Supreme Court decisions—all of which promise to undercut civil rights in the workplace and elsewhere in this country—the highest court in the land decided [...]
#ustoo: Disabled Women and Sexual Assault by Cady Sartorius College students with disabilities are more likely to be sexually assaulted than non-disabled students. The National Council on Disability (NCD) study on this topic was the first of its kind; past studies by federal agencies and task forces did [...]
New Anti-Discrimination Rules Will Protect Undocumented Immigrants The Department of Fair Education and Housing, which is charged with the enforcement of California’s primary workplace anti-discrimination law, is rolling out new regulations set to take effect on July 1, 2018. Most significant is the protections [...]
Molding the American Legal System to Contemporary Immigration Issues The past year, and particularly recent weeks and months, have brought about many questions regarding the rule of law and its role in determining the fate of migrants attempting to cross the United States’ Southern border.The American legal system can [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]