Although there are specific employment laws that prohibit retaliation, many employees still fear that reporting discrimination might jeopardize their job security. In other cases, employees that have been wrongfully terminated may hesitate to come forward, perhaps blaming themselves. In both cases, our employment law firm can offer peace of mind.
Does Uber have a discriminatory culture at their company? According to allegations from current and former employees, Uber has created an environment full of discriminatory practices ranging from sexual harassment, bullying, retaliation, unprofessional behavior and physical safety concerns.
If you are being mistreated in the workplace, you probably are feeling powerless and scared. You might feel as though you have no options to protect yourself, or that you will be fired or otherwise penalized for speaking out about misconduct. However, you have rights and a voice worth fighting for, and an attorney can help you do this.
California is an at-will state, which means that an employer does not need good cause to terminate an employee. At the same, both state and federal laws make certain workplace behaviors illegal.
The wage gap between men and women has been the topic of divisive political and economical debates for several years. And although it is well documented that women -- particularly women of color -- earn less than men for the same jobs, that gap has yet to be closed.
Becoming pregnant can be one of the most exciting and stressful times in a woman's life. Every week, there is something new happening and developing. While these changes are typically considered good, changes in other aspects of the soon-to-be-mother's life may not be as welcome.
Imagine you are at work when you overhear supervisors talking about the latest round of interview candidates. They mention one of the candidates is Muslim, and then agree that someone like that could never work there.