The Public Consequence of Sex Harassment

November 13, 2019

The #MeToo movement is now ten years old. For the past decade there has been increasing public support for women who stand up to unwanted treatment and sexual harassment instigated by male supervisors, colleagues, teachers, and employers. During those ten years, the societal response to women who have been the victims of such illegal behavior […] Read More

Two New Team Members

September 27, 2018

California Civil Rights Law Group, a San Francisco Bay Area law firm specializing in sexual harassment and discrimination, is proud to announce two new team members. The growing law firm has established a reputation as one of the Bay Area’s best teams of lawyers in the areas of sexual harassment and discrimination law. Read More

What Voting Rights Do I Have in the Workplace?

September 17, 2018

With the 2018 midterm elections approaching, California voters are looking forward to casting their votes. However, many employees don’t know their voting rights in the workplace. Each year, thousands of Californians give up their right to vote out of fear for losing their jobs or missing out on needed pay. Read More

Am I Likely to Get Sexually Harassed at Work?

September 14, 2018

It would be nice if we could observe our co-workers for a day or two and then name those who are likely to engage in sexual harassment. Researchers have tried to do exactly that. Unfortunately, the conclusion they reach is that characteristics do not determine this propensity as much as the work environment itself. Sure, […] Read More

More Courts Recognize Federal Protections for LGBT People

March 15, 2018

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 promoted because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Read More

Leading San Francisco Bay Area Sexual Harassment Law Firm, CA Civil Rights Law Group, Announces Plans for New Office

March 1, 2018

California Civil Rights Law Group, a San Francisco Bay Area law firm specializing in sexual harassment litigation, is proud to announce plans to open a new office in San Francisco in order to serve client needs more effectively in the Bay Area’s dominant city. Read More

Why Don’t Women (and Men) Report Sexual Harassment?

February 15, 2018

Why do women (and men) formally report workplace sexual harassment at such low rates? This blog post notes some of the barriers to reporting, and some of the reasons why you should do it if you’re a victim of sexual misconduct. Regardless of the reason, it takes courage to stand up for your rights. Read More

Senate Bill 396 Does Not Go Far Enough

February 6, 2018

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 in the workplace; second, it requires that companies display a poster discussing transgender rights; and finally, it expands the definition of an […] 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

Fight the Frequency of Workplace Sexual Harassment

December 15, 2017

Sexual harassment is illegal; it violates California state law and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Still, at least one out of four women report having experienced workplace sexual harassment. And it can have significant, lasting physical, emotional, and mental health effects: anxiety, depression, headaches, fatigue, withdrawal, weight loss and gain, insomnia, […] Read More