Tag: Workplace Discrimination

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Anti-Semitic Discrimination Increases across United States

Denis ZilberbergMarch 8, 2018

Now that we are in 2018, you may think that people are, on the whole, more enlightened and, therefore, less likely to indulge in discriminatory behavior. Sadly, as you may already be aware, this is not the case. In fact, according to the Anti-Defamation League, anti-Semitic behavior increased by 57% in 2017, representing the largest […]

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Gender Pay Gap And Salary Transparency

Denis ZilberbergAugust 17, 2017

Any California worker who has been on the job hunt knows that it is not always easy to negotiate starting pay. For women, who are often socialized to be less demanding, their gender can work against them in these negotiations, which can impact long-term earning potential. In a current lawsuit against Google alleging that the […]

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What Is Disparate Impact?

Denis ZilberbergAugust 7, 2017

Residents and workers in California just like you have the right to live and work where you are comfortable, uninhibited by race, creed, religion, and other personal decisions or labels. However, you should also be aware of disparate impact and how it might affect you as an employee. Defined by the Legal Dictionary as the […]

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New And Proposed Laws To End Transgender Discrimination

Denis ZilberbergJune 30, 2017

California businesses will need to begin complying with new state regulations that help to protect transgender and non-gender-conforming employees in the workplace. July 1 marks the beginning of new regulations from the Department of Fair Employment & Housing taking effect. According to a press release from DFEH, transgender employees must be able to use the […]

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Wage Transparency: Know Your Rights

Denis ZilberbergApril 20, 2017

Although women have made many strides in business in decades past, NBC News reports that in California, women on average make 89 cents for every dollar a man earns in the same job. This discrepancy is the lowest in the nation, but that does not make it fair to pay a woman less than a […]

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The Gig Economy Raises New Safety Challenges For Workers

Denis ZilberbergMarch 16, 2017

Between Uber, Lyft, Postmates and countless other apps, more workers are turning to the on-demand or “gig economy” for temporary or even semi-permanent employment. But, as workers and consumers embrace these technologies, new questions arise in regards to worker safety. States across the country are grappling with this issue. At the center of the debate: […]

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House Committee To Debate Bill Regarding LGBT Workplace Rights

Denis ZilberbergJuly 16, 2016

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform plan on taking up a new bill that addresses LGBT rights in the workplace. The debate is planned for July 12th and it is widely expected to pass Committee. The bill, the First Amendment Defense Act, would allow businesses, governments, and other entities that receive taxpayer funds […]

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Discrimination Can Occur During The Hiring Process

Denis ZilberbergJanuary 3, 2016

Protections against workplace discrimination don’t start after you are hired. Rather, these protections, guaranteed under Title VII legislation, begin the moment you seek employment. It regulates both the assessment of resumes, interview process, and job placement and even before all of that when the advertisement for the job is placed. Every step of employment from […]

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Pregnancy Disabilities Act Provides Protection For Employed Women

Denis ZilberbergDecember 19, 2015

Pregnancy is not a valid reason to punish an employee. Pregnancy is meant to be a terrifyingly wonderful time because you are ushering in a new life, not because you are worried about how your boss will take it. It is unlawful for an employer to harass you due to your pregnancy. Harassment can take […]

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It Workers File Suit Against Disney

Denis ZilberbergOctober 10, 2015

Throughout California and, indeed, the United States as a whole, a huge number of workers endure conditions that are simply unacceptable. Whether they are being paid too little or forced to work for too long or being subject to a hostile or unsafe work environment, it is something no one should have to put up […]

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Have You Been Wrongfully

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Your job is more than just a source of income. It is a major part of your lifestyle. If you have been the victim of wrongful termination, wrongful demotion or any kind of discriminatory business practices, it is time to take action and contact a Ventura employment law attorney that can help. Attorney Matthew A. Kaufman and the team at The Kaufman Law Firm bring experience and a vast arsenal of legal resources to help clients recover the money they deserve.

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