sashatima, Author at Shegerian Law
  • Here Are Your Next Steps When You Are Racially Discriminated at Work

    September 15, 2020

    The presence of racial discrimination is, unfortunately, still felt today in everyday life, even in the workplace. While you may be able to recognize more apparent cases of discrimination, there are many subtle instances where it can fly past your radar, leaving you confused about what to feel or do next. In an ideal world, […]

  • Your Workplace Rights if You Are a Domestic Violence Victim

    March 12, 2020

    In California and New York, if you are a victim of domestic violence and stalking, then your employer cannot discriminate against you. You are afforded certain rights so that you can both take care of your situation and be protected from the perpetrator. Here is more information about your rights as a domestic violence victim […]

  • 5 Beneficial Reasons to Talk With Co-Workers About Salary

    March 12, 2020

    In a world with fewer and fewer taboo subjects, money is still usually considered a forbidden topic of conversation. This often means that co-workers who share much of their professional lives in common do not dare to discuss how much they are compensated for their work. In fact, employers often encourage this by telling people […]

  • 4 Signs of a Hostile Workplace

    February 13, 2020

    Working can be rewarding when you love what you do and work with people you like. However, a hostile workplace can turn the best job into a nightmare. While some signs of a hostile workplace are obvious, some are more subtle. If you want to protect yourself at work, check out these four signs of […]

  • Can You Enforce an Oral Promise Made by an Employer?

    January 30, 2020

    Many employees take a job without a written guarantee of continued employment or particular work arrangements. The reason for this is a combination of two factors. First, most employment is known as at-will employment, which can generally be ended at any time. Second, many of the agreements about that employment are done orally and in […]

  • Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

    December 2, 2019

    In 2018, there were 2,790 complaints of pregnancy discrimination filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and $16.6 million in monetary benefits were paid out with these claims. Even though workplace discrimination is usually thought of as being is associated with age, sex, race, or even religion, people who are pregnant are also commonly […]

  • Gender Discrimination in the Workplace: The Laws and What to Do

    December 2, 2019

    California’s employment laws protect workers of all genders from workplace discrimination. Discrimination takes many more forms than simply hiring and firing decisions — you may be a victim of discrimination if you’ve been treated less favorably in any way due to your gender or gender expression. Gender Discrimination Laws in California Both federal and state […]

  • What You Need to Know About Disability Discrimination

    November 10, 2019

    If you have suffered an injury that lead to permanent disability, you may fear discrimination by employers. Luckily, there are laws to protect people with disabilities against discrimination. If you want to better protect your rights, learn more about disability discrimination. What Is Disability Discrimination? Some people with certain disabilities can no longer perform certain […]

  • What to Know About a Hostile Work Environment

    October 31, 2019

    Not everyone loves their job, but even if you adore what you do, a hostile work environment can make you hate going to work. Whenever you put a group of people together, there will be conflicts. But in a professional setting, conflicts should be kept to a minimum, and hostility should be ended immediately. If […]