In 2015, Employee Rights Expand by California Family Rights Act

In 2015, the California Fair Employment and Housing Council will provide employees with additional workplace discrimination protections under the California Family Rights Act ("CFRA"). The CFRA is California's version of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), and offers expanded employee rights. See t...

Is Your Workplace Wellness Program Discrimination? EEOC Thinks So

Over the last several years, the Affordable Care Act expanded employers' ability to offer wellness programs at the risk of workplace discrimination. In 2014, companies aimed to improve the health of their employees while reducing health care costs. Rewarding employees for achieving health goals (and lowering comp...

Workplace Discrimination: 2015 Ushers in New Era of Age Violation

As Economy Forces Older Workers to Remain at Work, Workplace Discrimination Climbs: Recent Cases Involve Newport Beach Firefighters Suing their Department and a $26 Million Verdict to a Staples Facilities Manager Suing under Workplace Age Discrimination A recent workplace age discrimination lawsuit brought by ...