Tag: Discrimination

April 5, 2024
Discrimination claims are rising. Just recently another national department store, Dillard’s Inc., settled a discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for $70,000.00.
January 11, 2024
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.
September 12, 2023
California is set to become the first state to explicitly ban caste discrimination. Senate Bill 403 (“SB 403”), which was passed last Tuesday, September 5, would integrate “caste” into the definition of “ancestry” as a characteristic protected from discrimination by California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act and Fair Employment Housing Act. If signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom before October 14, 2023, the law will go into effect on January 1, 2024.