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Men Still Aren’t Receiving Standard Paternity Leave in the US

As a new father, U.S. law has provision for you to take paternity leave from work. Despite this legislation, male employees often face resistance or hostility when needing time off. Evidence suggests that as a new father you are likely to be vulnerable to discrimination from your employers. If you believe that you have already

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Identify Five Examples of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Discriminating against an employee based upon his or her gender is illegal. If you experience one of these five types of gender discrimination, you should consider contacting a Gender Discrimination Lawyer in L.A. Gender Discrimination at work can begin as early as the hiring process. A company is not legally allowed to make hiring decisions based

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The Penalties are High for Gender Discrimination

Discriminating against an employer based upon gender can come with stiff penalties. Here are some of the possible remedies for sex discrimination that you can receive after working with your Gender Discrimination Lawyer in Los Angeles. If the court rules that the victim of gender discrimination has lost money as a result of the discrimination,

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Transgender Employees are Protected Against Discrimination

In December 2014, the U.S. Justice Department struck down another barrier to equal employment rights for transgender individuals. In a reversal of previous policy, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. issued a memo to all U.S. attorneys stating that discrimination on the basis of gender identity falls under the prohibition of sexual discrimination. At present, this

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4 Common Types of Workplace Discrimination

     Workplace Discrimination can come in many forms, including these four common types. If you experience workplace discrimination, you may want to consider contacting a workplace discrimination attorney in Los Angeles. Racial Discrimination is common in the workplace.  It occurs whenever employees are treated unequally because of their race. It often manifests itself through derogatory statements,

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Some States are Adding More Protections for Pregnant Workers

Recently, a number of states have added additional legislation that will help protect pregnant workers against discrimination. If you believe that any of these new rights have been violated, you can contact a pregnancy discrimination lawyer in L.A. In 1978, the federal government passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. While this act helped to protect many

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3 Laws That Protect You From Gender Discrimination

Unfortunately, even though we long ago passed into a new century, gender discrimination still exists. The law is on your side with three major statutes that protect you from unequal treatment from employers based solely on your gender. If you believe you have suffered from any behavior that violates these acts, our L.A. Gender Discrimination

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Women and the Boardroom: Why Are Some Women Still Being Held Back?

With research concluding that the majority of people recognize that women are just as capable as men in terms of their abilities as business leaders, why is this still not reflected in numbers in the boardroom? A recent survey conducted by research group Catalyst found that women make up only 19.6% of the board of companies

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What to Do About Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Although modern society has proven that women are fully equal to men, discrimination on the basis of sex still happens. Whether you are discriminated against with lower salaries, reduced opportunities, or something else, here is when you should talk with a Gender Discrimination Lawyer in L.A. Employees are protected against gender discrimination under the Civil Rights

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Pregnancy Discrimination Is On The Rise in the U.S.

In 1978, a corollary to 1964’s Civil Rights Act was passed to extend many of the same protections on to pregnant women. Called the Pregnancy Defense Act (PDA), it requires employers to treat pregnant women the same as any other employee in terms of employment. Basically, pregnant women should not be discriminated against because of

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Is Sexual Harassment a Form of Discrimination?

Discrimination comes in many forms, including sexual harassment. Here is what you should know about this type of discrimination to help you decide whether or not you should contact a sexual harassment attorney in L.A. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which specifically applies to employers with more than 15 employees,

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What is Gender Discrimination and What Does It Look Like?

Gender discrimination takes place when an employee is treated differently based on his or her sex. Find out if you have been the victim of gender discrimination by learning more about this issue. Gender discrimination can happen in a number of different ways. It can take place in the form of pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment,

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Discrimination 101: The Basics of Gender Discrimination

Although women’s roles in society and the workplace have changed dramatically over the last few decades, there are still a number of stereotypes about women that can lead to  discrimination. Here are some of the basics of gender discrimination: Gender discrimination, which is often also referred to as sexism, is any action taken as a

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Just How Prevalent Has Sexual Harassment Been in the Workplace?

With more than one-third of all U.S. female workers experiencing some form of sexual harassment in the work place, the practice may be more common than you think: When conducting a study on the prevalence of sexual harassment in American companies, psychologists Louise Fitzgerald reached startling conclusions, finding that between 40 and 60 percent of women

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