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The Equal Pay Act and Different Acts of Discrimination Connectio

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Discrimination has many forms and offenders have different means of doing it. This sad state of things has continued to exist. There might be a perceivable drop in the incidence of different forms of discrimination in the workplace.

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Understanding Employment/Labor Law in California: California Becomes 7th State to Forbid Employment Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence

Understanding Employment/Labor Law in California: California Becomes 7th State to Forbid Employment Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
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Rehabilitation Act at 40: Continuing to Fight For and Uplift the Lives of People With Disabilities

Rehabilitation Act at 40: Continuing to Fight For and Uplift the Lives of People With Disabilities | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
Disability is such a big hurdle that some people have to face. It is definitely not easy to live your life while you are physically or mentally challenged. That is the reason why there are some...
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Health Care Provider to Pay Wrongful Termination Victims $302,500

Gender equality is rather a sensitive issue. Although the battle for the equality of everyone in society has been there since time immemorial, discrimination based on gender still exists. Yes, in...
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Dating Company Settles Sex Discrimination

Usually, when one mentions the term “discrimination based on sex” a person would probably think that the victim of such act is a woman. Why is that so? It probably has something to do about women b...
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Three Former Target Employees Sue American Retailer of Race Discrimination - My Law Consultant | Information about California Employment Laws

At least three former employees of the American retail chain Target recently sued the company of race discrimination and retaliation due to an alleged training document that contained racially offensive portrayals of Hispanics.
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When Does Ones Termination Becomes Wrongful

With California implementing a lot of employment and labor laws, it is quite easy to get all caught up in them and get a bit lost. However, as an employer or an employee, it is ...
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Understanding Employment/Labor Law in California: About Pregnancy Discrimination According to the EEOC

Understanding Employment/Labor Law in California: About Pregnancy Discrimination According to the EEOC | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it

Discrimination on the basis of sex is prohibited under the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. This form of workplace bias does not only include harassment towards the opposite or same sex and discrepancy in terms of pay and compensation for both sexes, but also include pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.

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Age Discrimination: Why Do They Occur in Every Aspect of Employment?

Age discrimination is one of the many employment issues that many employees and applicants are forced to endure.
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State Assembly Bill Passed to Seek Religious Protection in the Workplace

Since the 9/11 attacks and the recent Boston Marathon Bombings, some people came up with generalizations that a certain religion, in this case Islam, is a very violent one when in reality, it is not.
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Mid-year Report: CA Bans Breastfeeding, Religious Dress Discrimination

We are already halfway the year 2013 but are you aware of the new employment discrimination laws that took effect when the year started? So to let you in on what these laws are, here are two of the...
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Members of LGBT Rejoice as Same-sex Marriage Resumes in California

Members of LGBT Rejoice as Same-sex Marriage Resumes in California | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago, members of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual) community suffered a big blow as California’s Proposition 8 was filed by some anti- same- sex marriage groups.
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"A couple of years ago, members of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual) community suffered a big blow as California's Proposition 8 was filed by some anti-same-sex marriage groups. The ballot proposition won by more than half a million more votes and it paved the way for the stoppage of same-sex marriage in the state."

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Freedom to Express Religion: California’s Expanded Laws on Religious Accommodation in Employment

Freedom to Express Religion: California’s Expanded Laws on Religious Accommodation in Employment | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
The Fourth of July celebrations are happening today. For many of us, it is that time of the year where we go out and watch parades and fireworks lit up ...
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Orangeman ‘disappointed’ over dismissal of discrimination case

Orangeman ‘disappointed’ over dismissal of discrimination case | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
A member of the Orange Order did not suffer discrimination within the Civil Service on the grounds of his religion, an industrial tribunal has found.

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Admission of a Transgender Professor Shocks California School Administrators

Admission of a Transgender Professor Shocks California School Administrators | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
Schools are institutions that are expected to guide children. They don’t just teach kids academic stuff that makes them equipped to take on the world when they grow up. These institutions, serve as...
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MSHA Launches Online Tool to Improve Safety in Mining Sites

Mining is a very dangerous industry. Given that workers in the industry work under deep excavations under mountains and other mining sites, miners are exposed to bigger risks of accidents. These include collapse of the site, failure of the tools for mining and many more. That is why mining operators should do anything that they can to ensure the safety of their workers on the sites.

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Pregnancy Discrimination Act: Protecting Mothers and Soon-to-be Mothers from Workplace Discrimination - My Law Consultant | Information about California Employment Laws

Pregnancy is one of the most rewarding moments any woman could have. Being under such a condition could be risky, especially if she is working as an employee in a company.
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EEO Digest: A Worker’s Tool to Fight Discrimination in the Workplace

EEO Digest: A Worker’s Tool to Fight Discrimination in the Workplace | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
Every day, a number of poor employees get subjected to many different kinds of harassment, abuse, and discrimination. Some of these workers even get terminated from their jobs without a justifiable...
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EEOC Finds Ways to Help Protect the Rights of Mexicans in the Workplace

Ever since time immemorial, there are a great number of foreign nationals trying to migrate into the United States. These people have been flocking into the country with the promise of better opportunities and greener ...
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Understanding Workers Compensation Discrimination and Retaliation

One of the risks of being an employee is getting injured while in the line of work. Regardless if you are on a temporary or permanent, or you work either full-time or part-time, you have the right to claim for workers' compensation benefits for any work-related injuries you sustained. However, if you have been discriminated against because you are filing such a claim or receiving benefits from it, then you must exercise your employee rights in order for your employer to be held accountable for its actions or inactions.

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California Legislators Pass Transgender Bathroom Rights Bill

California Legislators Pass Transgender Bathroom Rights Bill | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
In another welcome development for the part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, legislators in the state of California passed last July 3 a bill that would obligate...
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Employment Laws That Prohibits Sex Discrimination in California

Employment Laws That Prohibits Sex Discrimination in California | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
Workplaces in California may be diverse, but this does not mean sex discrimination is not prevalent in the state's employment sector. In fact, according to the Charge Statistics of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...
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Race and Color Discrimination in the Workplace: Exposing the Differences between the Two - My Law Consultant | Information about California Employment Laws

Race and Color Discrimination in the Workplace: Exposing the Differences between the Two - My Law Consultant | Information about California Employment Laws | Subject: Workplace Discrimination in Los Angeles, California | Scoop.it
Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, it is illegal for covered employers to subject applicants and employees to adverse actions (e.g.
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Disability Discrimination in Employment: Differentiating the California FEHA and the ADA, ADAAA

Disability discrimination is prohibited in most workplaces in the United States, including the State of California. Under various federal and state statutes and laws, subjecting an employee to any adverse ...
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Federal anti-disability discrimination laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), as well as the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), all provide certain provisions that would prevent covered employers from subjecting their employees with various medical conditions to wrongful termination or any adverse employment decision.

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Discrimination in the Workplace: Why They Still Happen Today

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"Any employment decision that is based on an individual's race, sex, national origin, religion, disability, or any other characteristic is considered discrimination. Not only does this happen in the confines of the workplace, but also in any aspect of society. Despite the laws that we have on the federal and state levels, as well as employers promoting equal opportunity for all, incidents that involve unfair treatment of employees and applicants still happen."

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