Title IX is an Important Resource for Students, Parents, and Harassment Lawyers
Title IX is a federal law that affects all areas of education, including recruitment, admissions, and what happens in classrooms. Per this crucial law, students, teachers and others in the system are granted protections from sexual harassment or bullying due to sex or gender identity. If protections are not upheld it is crucial that an injury lawyer is consulted to ensure those involved have an understanding of the law, what it means, and how they can rectify the problem. Continue reading
San Francisco Employment Lawyer Describes Unfair Hiring Practices
Bay Area employment attorneys have been pondering an ironic story that’s recently gotten a fair share of media oxygen. Officials at the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing—the Golden State’s agency in charge of watchdogging unfair hiring practices—have themselves been accused of unfair hiring and promoting at the agency.
Harassment and Discrimination at Work
Many people falsely believe that discrimination only happens during the hiring or firing process, but workplace discrimination can occur during any aspect of employment. Unfortunately, the burden often falls on the individual worker to decide how to handle unfair treatment or an act of discrimination. Often, victims find it hard to ask for help or to know where to go to report discrimination. It is important that individuals contact an employment lawyer to represent them to protect their rights and simplify the process. Continue reading
Harassment and Discrimination in the Bay Area
Countless statistical analyses show that women earn less than men at work. Why does this gender pay gap exist? What can be done about it? At what point should you seek an employment lawyer about a wage and hour or Fair Labors Standards Act (FLSA) case? Continue reading
Do You need a San Francisco Harassment Lawyer?
You spend a great deal of time at work and in the office, and your work environment is less than ideal, by a long stretch. Perhaps you’re looking for an employment attorney to discuss a scary or disarming incident — a boss’s rude comment, perhaps, or a co-worker’s unwanted sexual advance. Or maybe you’re just generally fatigued by what you perceive to be a toxic workplace culture or miffed by a “glass ceiling” at your firm. In any case, here’s some key, basic information about hostile workplaces.