Workplace Discrimination and Harassment: Prevention and Remedies

Workplace Discrimination and Harassment: Prevention and Remedies

Individuals must be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace, regardless of their background, gender, race, or any other characteristic. Unfortunately, workplace discrimination and harassment remain persistent issues that can have serious consequences for both employees and employers. In this article, we will explore tools to prevent workplace discrimination and harassment, as well as the remedies available when these issues arise.

SpaceX Sues the NLRB for Alleged Violation of U.S. Constitution

SpaceX Sues the NLRB for Alleged Violation of U.S. Constitution

Elon Musk is in the news again. SpaceX sued the National Labor Relations Board on Thursday, January 4, 2024, claiming that the NLRB’s structure violates the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit comes after the NLRB filed an administrative complaint against SpaceX, alleging that the company unlawfully fired eight employees who had drafted and circulated an open letter detailing workplace concerns at SpaceX.

Twitter Hit with Lawsuit Alleging it Failed to Pay Millions in Bonuses

Twitter Hit with Lawsuit Alleging it Failed to Pay Millions in Bonuses

X Corp., formerly known as Twitter, has been hit with a federal, multi-million-dollar lawsuit alleging that the company failed to pay its employees bonuses that it promised to them. This lawsuit comes after billionaire Elon Musk took over the company in 2022 and cut more than half of the company’s workforce.

CA Civil Rights Department vs. Ralphs: Upholding California’s Fair Chance Act and Giving Criminal Convicts Second Chances

CA Civil Rights Department vs. Ralphs: Upholding California’s Fair Chance Act and Giving Criminal Convicts Second Chances

The California Civil Rights Department (“CRD”) recently filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against grocery mega store Ralphs Grocery Company (“Ralphs”) over alleged violations of California’s Fair Chance Act. The CRD asserts that Ralphs has unlawfully screened out numerous job applicants across Southern California based on their criminal history, in contravention of California’s Fair Chance Act.

The Continued Presence of COVID-19 Regulations

The Continued Presence of COVID-19 Regulations

While it appears that numerous COVID-19 regulations and restrictions are expiring as we enter 2024, California employers still have compliance obligations to fulfill. Although California’s statutory COVID-19 regulations will come to an end this year, other COVID-19 regulations, such as Cal/OSHA’s requirements, will remain in effect until February 2025.

Safeguarding Business Assets: Understanding Trade Secrets and How to Protect Them

Safeguarding Business Assets: Understanding Trade Secrets and How to Protect Them

In the fast-paced and competitive business landscape, maintaining a competitive edge is crucial. One powerful tool in a company’s arsenal is the use of trade secrets. Trade secrets are confidential business information that provide a company with a competitive advantage. Whether it’s a unique manufacturing process, customer lists, or proprietary technology, safeguarding these secrets is essential to preserving a company’s innovation and market position.

Performance Improvement Plans for Thriving Workplaces

Performance Improvement Plans for Thriving Workplaces

Maximize employee performance with Performance Improvement Plans, or PIPs! This video explores three key reasons why PIPs are vital for your organization. Learn how PIPs clarify expectations, promote fairness, and create crucial written records to safeguard against litigation. Discover the tools you need for successful workforce management and legal risk mitigation. Watch now to empower your team and protect your company!