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New Anti-Discrimination Rules Will Protect Undocumented Immigrants

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

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 [...]

Supreme Court Hears Divided Oral Arguments in Case Involving Mandatory Arbitration

Supreme Court Hears Divided Oral Arguments in Case Involving Mandatory Arbitration 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 [...]

What is Whistleblowing?

What is Whistleblowing? In order to make sure employers aren’t doing anything illegal, California encourages employees to report violations of state or federal laws to supervisors or government agencies. California wants to protect employees who “blow the whistle” on their boss’ bad behavior, and “whistleblower” [...]

Sexual harassment in California: still a problem

Sexual harassment in California: still a problem On behalf of California Civil Rights Law Group posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, April 21, 2017. We recently published a SlideShare document about the ongoing issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. Find out about your rights as a California worker, common [...]

Is sexual harassment in the workplace preventable?

Is sexual harassment in the workplace preventable? On behalf of California Civil Rights Law Group posted in Sexual Harassment on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. If you are a California business owner, you have probably thought extensively about preventative measures for protecting your employees. Policies addressing workplace violence, discrimination and [...]

Fired because of your race? Here is what to do

Fired because of your race? Here is what to do On behalf of California Civil Rights Law Group posted in Sexual Harassment on Saturday, April 15, 2017. You are suddenly fired and distraught about facing unemployment. One thought crossing your mind is, “Was I fired because of my race?” [...]