What’s Next after the Chabad of Poway Shooting?

June 5, 2019

Just a month after the arson and vandalism at Dur-ul-Arqam mosque in Escondido, California, another attack left one dead and several injured at Chabad of Poway in San Diego. A nineteen-year-old white man, John Earnest, was identified as the shooter. Earnest is also being charged in connection with the aforementioned arson. Now, and in the […] Read More

New Anti-Discrimination Rules Will Protect Undocumented Immigrants

June 27, 2018

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 afforded to undocumented immigrants, which are part of a broader effort to make California a sanctuary state. Read More

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 be thought of in two distinct sections: the word of the law and its […] 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

What is Whistleblowing?

June 19, 2017

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” statutes make it illegal for employers to fire, demote, or punish employees for […] Read More

Sexual harassment in California: still a problem

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 mistakes to avoid and more. Sexual harassment in california workplaces from The Law Buzz Consultation with a Sexual Harassment Lawyer If you think you may be a victim of […] Read More

Is sexual harassment in the workplace preventable?

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 safety protocols may be some of the topics you have considered. Sexual harassment is another complicated issue that is often avoidable with the right protocols in place. The U.S. Equal […] Read More

Fired because of your race? Here is what to do

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?” Unfortunately, this may be the case. Although employment discrimination is illegal, employers sometimes still make isions based on the race or color of employees. If you strongly feel that your race was a […] Read More

Age discrimination and nursing home abuse

April 11, 2017

Age discrimination is nothing new, as more and more senior employees come forward with correlate claims. However, age discrimination goes far beyond the workplace, especially later in life. One of the most common examples are the abuses that often take place in nursing homes. Herein you can learn more about the most common types of […] Read More

Types of sexual harassment

April 10, 2017

Every California resident has the right to be free from sexual harassment in the workplace. The California Civil Rights Law Group wants you to be aware of your rights regarding this type of harassment and the laws that extend you protection, including the federal Fair Labor Standards and Civil Rights Acts and the California’s Fair […] Read More