Dealing with Discrimination Issues in California
Discrimination laws were enacted to give people equal opportunity in employment. Most states have their own laws which deal with discrimination issues at the workplace...
Pregnancy Discrimination and Employment
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 is an amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that protects employees from being discriminated against based on pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. The Act affects only employers that have 15 or more employees and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces the Pregnancy Discrimination Act...
Religious Discrimination at Work: Protecting Yourself
Under both federal and state law, it is unlawful to discriminate or take adverse action against a worker or employee on the basis of his/her religious...
Types of Employment Discrimination
The United States Equal Opportunity Commission has defined ten common forms of employment discrimination. The definition of employment discrimination is a disparity in treatment of individual employees, based on their personal or social differences. The following is a list of ways that employers can discriminate amongst their employees in the workplace:
Workplace Rights of Immigrant Workers
Immigrant workers are afforded numerous protections similar to American-born workers in the workplace, regardless of their immigration status. One of the most...
Pregnancy Discrimination and Its Economic Impact on Women
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that pregnancy discrimination cases increased by 30 percent...
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