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More Courts Recognize Federal Protections for LGBT People

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 [...]

Senate Bill 396 Does Not Go Far Enough

Senate Bill 396 Does Not Go Far Enough By Ramzi Nimr Many new California labor and employment laws took effect as of January 1. Among the changes is Senate Bill 396, which has three primary components: first, it seeks to update sexual harassment training [...]

Civil Rights Lawyers File Race Harassment Class Action Lawsuit against Tesla

Civil Rights Lawyers File Race Harassment Class Action Lawsuit Against Tesla 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 [...]