Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court’s EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch ruling made it clear that to prevail in a Title VII discrimination case, the employee only has to show that a protected characteristic such as sex or religion was a motivating factor in an employer’s discriminatory decision.
Some employees think as long as they can get a doctor’s note certifying that they missed work due to a disability or a serious health condition, they can’t be punished. Not true!
Q. One of our former employees has asked to see his personnel file. Are we required to grant him access to it?
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation increasing the wage replacement rate under California’s paid family leave program.
New regulations affecting how California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) addresses transgender individuals went into effect on April 1, 2016.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has said that a former employer may receive an injunction against a former employee who works for a competitor when the employee had signed a clear but limited agreement not to compete.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has joined attorneys general from across the nation pressing large retailers to make their employees’ schedules more predictable.
A federal court has stricken unconscionable parts of an arbitration agreement and ordered arbitration of the remaining parts.
Patience has its rewards, especially when dealing with a newly disabled employee who might not be able to return to her job.
Purposely conspiring to discredit a government employee in order to get him discharged may violate his rights, as a recent case shows.