Discrimination

LGBT with Trump’s Presidency – What does it all mean now? Donald Trump will soon be America’s 45th President in January. What it means for the LGBT with Trump’s Presidency soon to take the political stage in America? For some it is scary and they don’t want to face the next four years. Then for […]

Playing the Race Card Employees that are playing the race card in the workplace has now become quite the issue these days. Here is an email that we received: “Jim, I am completely frustrated. As a business we try to be open minded to hire people from all walks of life. The problem we are […]

Breastfeeding Discrimination Breastfeeding discrimination among women is on the rise. I have seen and read on the internet that there are some people who don’t like it when women breast feed in public. In fact you’ll hear people say it is disgusting. Here is video that I found on YouTube that was done by some […]

Is Alcoholism a Protected Class? In the wake of the firing of former USC Trojans football coach Steve Sarkisian last October due to, according to ESPN sources, that apparently Steve Sarkisian alcohol addiction has infer with his job performance. The question now has been raised, “is alcoholism a protected class?” And is it a protected […]

Color Discrimination is on the Rise Color discrimination is on the rise is the workplace these day. You may be asking, “what is color discrimination?” Let me give a definition from the EEOC Race/Color Discrimination page (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission):  “Race discrimination involves treating someone (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because he/she is of a […]

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act What is the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act? It is a law that was put into effect in 2008 and it “prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment.” According to the EEOC written law, section 202 EMPLOYER PRACTICES. states, “ Discrimination Based on Genetic […]

Marital Status Discrimination Some people don’t realize that there is in fact a protected category regarding marital status discrimination. People don’t hear about it very often but it is out there. According the Civil Reform Act of 1978 on the EEOC website states, “Civil Service Reform Act The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (CSRA), […]

Denying FMLA Rights to Married Couples Denying FMLA rights to married couples who work for the same company. FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) according to the United States Department of Labor, “The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health […]

New Employment Laws for California Employers New employment laws for California employers are pending that are important for you know. Discrimination is a on-going law that changes quite often that all employers need to be abreast of. Another pending law is “retaliation in the workplace”. The worst thing an employer, or more serious, a manager […]

Accent Discrimination – “What? I can’t understand you, can you speak more clearly?” Accent discrimination is becoming more and more of a issue in the workplace. Have you even called for support or called a company and the person on the other line had an accent that was hard to understand? It can be very […]