Protecting Yourself When You Get Pregnant

March 23, 2018

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 pregnancy, her employer might try to fire her or deny her leave. Worse, […] Read More

Out of Office: Paid and Unpaid Leaves of Absence

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.[1] Everyone should be aware, however, that taking leave is one thing, but paid leave is another. Many types of leave are unpaid. Lots of employees also need to use their […] Read More

Update on Tesla Lawsuit

January 28, 2018

California Civil Rights Law Group is announcing a status update in the recently filed lawsuit against Tesla, Inc. on behalf of current and former African-American employees. The announcement is that the Court has approved preliminary class action designation in race harassment class action against Tesla in Vaughn, et al. v. Tesla. Read More

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee and CEO Jeremy Tooker by CCRLG

January 8, 2018

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 on behalf of two employees who were subjected to Tooker’s violent, harassing, and abusive behavior—a pattern witnessed and experienced by numerous other female employees at the company. Read More

What Happens When You’re Sexually Harassed by a United States Senator or Representative?

December 11, 2017

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 been too intimidated to come forward. For example, according to the New York Times, Harvey Weinstein used his […] Read More

Civil Rights Lawyers File Race Harassment Class Action Lawsuit against Tesla

November 13, 2017

Today, the California Civil Rights Law Group, with Bryan Schwartz Law, filed a race discrimination class action lawsuit in Alameda County against Tesla, Inc. Attorneys at these firms maintain that, despite both verbal and written complaints to upper management and Human Resources of race-based harassment at the Tesla factory in Fremont, the company failed to […] Read More

The EEOC and the DFEH: Compare and Contrast in the Employment Law Context

November 9, 2017

Introduction Are you being sexually harassed at work? Have you experienced sex-based or racial discrimination at the hands of your supervisor? Did your employer retaliate against you because you need workplace accommodations for your disability? Whenever someone in California experiences harassment or discrimination at work, they are barred from filing a lawsuit in civil court […] Read More

Navruz Avloni Garners Prestigious Designation for Young Attorneys

November 7, 2017

California Civil Rights Law Group, a San Francisco Bay Area law firm specializing in sexual harassment and discrimination law, is proud to announce that Navruz Avloni has garnered the prestigious designation of a “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Advocates. Top 40 Under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top Family, Bankruptcy, […] Read More

Civil Rights Lawyers File Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Cake Shop Case

October 30, 2017

Over the course of the past month, our team has worked on a “friend of the court” brief to the Supreme Court in the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The Masterpiece Cakeshop case poses the question: Does the First Amendment allow a business refuse to provide service to someone for being gay? We do […] Read More

Supreme Court Hears Divided Oral Arguments in Case Involving Mandatory Arbitration

October 22, 2017

Editor’s Note. As discrimination attorneys representing people throughout the Bay Area – from San Francisco to Oakland, Berkeley to Palo Alto and between – we receive many complaints from employees concerning possible employment discrimination up to and including wrongful termination. In this blog post, we review some new actions of the Trump administration and various […] Read More