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

What Happens When You’re Sexually Harassed by a United States Senator or Representative?

December 11, 2017

As we’ve seen in recent months, many sexual harassers have managed to escape repercussions and even public scrutiny for their actions for years—in some cases, this is simply because they are so powerful that their victims have been too intimidated to come forward. For example, according to the New York Times, Harvey Weinstein used his […] Read More

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

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

Navruz Avloni Garners Prestigious Designation for Young Attorneys

November 7, 2017

California Civil Rights Law Group, a San Francisco Bay Area law firm specializing in sexual harassment and discrimination law, is proud to announce that Navruz Avloni has garnered the prestigious designation of a “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Advocates. Top 40 Under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top Family, Bankruptcy, […] Read More

We support #metoo.

October 19, 2017

Our mothers, our sisters, our cousins, our aunts, our daughters, our roommates and coworkers and friends and partners too. JUST. BELIEVE. WOMEN. Here to listen. Here to make CHANGE. Editor’s Note: The California Civil Rights Law Group is dedicated to fighting for women to feel safe at work and to be treated as equals. Sexual harassment is not […] Read More

Trump’s DOJ Faces Off Against the U.S. EEOC on the Meaning of Sex Discrimination under Title VII

October 13, 2017

Editor’s Note. As discrimination attorneys here in the San Francisco Bay Area, we keep a keen eye on litigation affecting workers and workers’ rights. In this blog post, for example, we review recent actions of the Trump administration in litigation concerning wrongful termination. If you feel that you may be facing workplace discrimination and even […] Read More

Stop the Department of Education from Rolling Back Protections for Young Women

September 20, 2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently expressed her disapproval of the way universities across the country are dealing with sexual assault. But her call for reform focus on the rights of accused, forgetting that victims and survivors have historically rarely been granted dignity or even attention. The guidelines she seems intent on crafting could very likely […] Read More

Wired Article: ‘VC Firms Promise to Stamp out Sexual Harassment. Sounds Familiar.’

July 18, 2017

The press on Silicon Valley firms and sexual harassment hasn’t been very good, lately. As one of the leading sexual harassment law firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, we not only keep a keen eye on this issue but we’re also called upon by the media to comment on ‘events in the news.’ To […] Read More