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The Economic Cost of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Workplace sexual harassment imposes severe consequences outside of the courtroom. Its impact is far-reaching and affects victims, perpetrators, bystanders, employers, and government agencies. The actual economic costs of workplace sexual harassment are hard to quantify because there are direct and indirect expenses. Some expenses include lost productivity, healthcare, investigations, and litigation. In a 2015, the [...]

By |2021-03-10T19:42:29+00:00February 28th, 2021|Sexual Harassment|0 Comments

Types of Workplace Harassment to Watch Out For

The workplace should be a safe environment, free from harassment and abuse of any kind. However, many workers in the United States suffer from sexual harassment, racial discrimination and other types of abuse in the workplace. If you believe you have been a victim of workplace harassment, consider the following types of workplace harassment to [...]

By |2021-02-01T17:40:52+00:00January 29th, 2021|Workplace Discrimination|0 Comments

Signs of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Under federal laws, employers are legally prohibited from discriminating against employees based on a disability. California laws offer greater protections to the disabled workforce under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the Unruh Civil Rights Act, and the Disabled Persons Act. Even with laws protecting workers against discrimination based on disability, such actions [...]

By |2021-01-06T04:36:01+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Alternative Work Schedules in California

Alternative work schedules in the state of California are allowed under California Labor Code 511 and by the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC). An alternative workweek schedule indicates any scheduling of workers that requires them to work more than eight hours in a single 24-hour period of time. This type of alternative work schedule can be [...]

By |2020-12-08T19:00:27+00:00November 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protections for LGBT Workers

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in the workplace because of an individual’s sex, and as the U.S. has moved to include more and more protections for LGBT workers, courts have found that this federal law protects individuals from discrimination due to their sexual orientation and gender identity. Learn more about the [...]

By |2020-09-09T13:11:42+00:00August 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Practices to Respond to Sexual Harassment Claims in Lower-Paid Jobs

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a type of employment discrimination that is illegal and violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Additionally, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) also has regulations that prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace. If you are an employer and [...]

By |2020-08-01T14:30:43+00:00July 31st, 2020|Sexual Harassment|0 Comments

Ways Women Can Build Leadership Presence in the Workplace

In some cases, women have roadblocks in the workplace which can limit their ability to receive recognition for their work, translating into lower salaries or loss of promotions. The following are ways that women can build leadership presence in the workplace. Non-Verbal Signs There are several non-verbal cues that can appear weak or submissive, and [...]

By |2020-06-26T14:26:56+00:00June 26th, 2020|Workplace Discrimination|0 Comments