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

January 15, 2018

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

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 — PART ONE

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

Any Pardon of Joe Arpaio is an Insult to our Constitution

August 23, 2017

Editor’s Note: As San Francisco Bay Area civil rights and discrimination attorneys, we often get queries from the public about civil rights issues in the news. In this post we address President Donald Trump’s recent hints that he may pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is currently in jail for violating the civil rights of Americans in […] Read More

Race Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Tesla Motors, Inc.

March 27, 2017

Forty four year-old DeWitt Lambert came from Alabama to start a new life at a dream job in California at Tesla’s Fremont Factory. Instead, he found himself working in a racially charged, sexually hostile and physically abusive environment. Mr. Lambert, on a continuous basis from the summer of 2015 to the spring of 2016, was […] Read More

Types of workplace racial discrimination

March 20, 2017

The United States has come a long way with race relations, equal opportunities and discrimination prevention. However, incidents still occur in California and every other state. To prevent racial discrimination in the workplace, it is important for people to understand what it is. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission defines discrimination based on race as any […] Read More

Does your employer discourage racial discrimination?

February 20, 2017

Because federal law makes racial discrimination illegal, your employer may follow the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s minimum guidelines to keep from getting into trouble. Failing to be proactive can sometimes result in issues that are just as serious as perpetrating an act, though, so the company that employs you should have more precautions in place […] Read More