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  • 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 […]

  • 4 Signs for Women of Workplace Sexual Harassment

    October 17, 2019

    You love your new job and anticipate a successful, fulfilling career in your field. If you follow the news, you’re probably aware of the possibility of sexual harassment in the workplace, but you figure this type of discrimination only happens to a different category of women other than yourself. Multiple surveys reveal that over 80 […]

  • 4 Signs of Workplace Age Discrimination

    October 17, 2019

    Age discrimination is illegal across the nation. In some cases, people can experience the negativity of age discrimination without realizing it or knowing what they can do about it. Some acts of discrimination happen subtly while some others occur blatantly. Here are some signs of age discrimination to look out for. 1. Frequently Mentioning Your […]

  • The Best Lawyers Near Me”: What It Takes to Become a Top Law Firm

    December 10, 2018

    When people face legal issues at work, such as harassment or discrimination, they go online and search for “the best lawyers near me.” Shegerian & Associates sits at the top of employment law firms in Los Angeles and the entire country. We can help if you’ve suffered any of the following: Harassment Discrimination Retaliation Today, […]

  • The #MeToo Movement, and What It Means for Sexual Discrimination at Work

    December 7, 2018

    #MeToo has transformed the public awareness of workplace sexual misconduct in America. If you’ve been experiencing unwanted sexual treatment at your own job, you may have questions about #MeToo’s impact on the American workplace. How to Recognize Unlawful Sexual Discrimination in the Workplace There are two classes of laws that protect people of all genders […]

  • I’m Experiencing Religious Discrimination at Work: What Do I Do?

    December 6, 2018

    Religious discrimination can be scary when it happens at work because it has a way of making you feel very suddenly that you are not good enough or are not accepted or welcome. It can also create massive stress and hardship if you think the problem might threaten your ability to earn a living and […]

  • Am I Entitled to Breaks During Work?

    April 30, 2018

    Taking regular breaks from work has been proven to increase productivity, improve creativity, and reduce stress. Every employee should be given the opportunity to reap the rewards of taking breaks, but unfortunately, some employers do not allow their employees to take regular breaks. As an employee in the state of California, it’s important to understand […]