There isn't ever a good reason for an employer to discriminate against someone based on things like gender, marital status or other protected statuses. When an employee is subjected to this type of atrocious behavior, he or she might decide that he or she is going to take legal action. This might be difficult to prove, but we are here to help you figure out what direction to take your case.
There are pay discrepancies that occur between men and women. Some people think that this happened only in days gone by, but this is still an atrocity that is going on now. This is despite the Equal Pay Act that was passed in 1963.
If you love your job and wake up most days eager to arrive at your workplace, consider yourself one of the lucky ones in California. Many people say they are very dissatisfied with their current jobs, such as some who may have gone to college and earned degrees, then were forced into paid employment situations that have nothing to do with their academic backgrounds. Others are in the industries they want to be in but don't get along well with their bosses or co-workers.
Wrongful terminations can happen for many reasons. For example, a worker could get unlawfully terminated in a way that violated his or her written or verbal contract, or in retaliation for reporting an environmental law violation. In some cases, it's easy to prove that wrongful termination occurred because there's a clear paper trail to support the terminated employee's claims. In other cases, it's a little more difficult to prove, for example in the case of discrimination.
Racial discrimination is something that doesn't belong anywhere, but especially in the workplace.
A former waiter, who worked for Cohn Restaurant Group in San Diego in August of 2015, filed a lawsuit against the company on Nov. 22, citing that they unlawfully terminated his employment with them.
Every so often, a company has a policy that may be subtly, but clearly, discriminatory -- even if there was no discriminatory intent in the first place.
At the end of the day, when you think about all the things that are most important to you, the ones that rise to the top are likely your family and your friends. Those closest to you make your life worthwhile. You may wish you could devote all your time to caring for them, but, of course, you have to work each day.
Federal law provides specific protections for employees. Some of these protections center around closely held religious beliefs. There are some exceptions to the protections, so workers should be sure that they fully understand what is allowed and what isn't allowed under the law.
Three women have filed a class action accusing Google of systematically paying women less for the same work as men. They also say the tech giant keeps women largely partitioned into jobs where they are less likely to be promoted, promotes far fewer women than men despite similar qualifications, and moves women up the career ladder more slowly than men.