Today we go off the track of “what’s the law on that” and talk a bit more about employment interviews and what you can expect to be asked in your next job interview…

These tips are taken from a recent Wall Street Journal article on the subject of inept hiring managers and interviewers. Some of the criticisms they've heard are interrupting interviews to answer phone calls, failing to take notes, talking down about their own companies, asking “gotcha” questions and ...

Marital Status Discrimination

California employees are protected against discrimination based on marital status by Government Code 12940(a).  This broad protection is further defined by 2 Cal C. Regs 7292.1(a) as an individuals state of marriage, non-marriage, divorce or dissolution, separation, widowhood, annulment, or other mari...

California’s Class Action Laws

The California statutes governing class actions are based on the New York Field Code, which was adopted by the New York Assembly in 1849, and subsequently adopted and amended by California and other states. Unlike the comprehensive Federal Rule, the California statute does not address all aspects of class action lit...

EEOC v. Go Daddy Software, Inc.

In 2003, GoDaddy Software Inc. fired one of their employees after he complained about discrimination. The employee believed he was terminated because of religious and racial prejudice and retaliation, which the employee denied. The EEOC brought suit against the employer for unlawful termination and a verdict in favor ...