Police Department Settles with Two Female Police Officers in Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Our sources report that two female police officers won a pregnancy discrimination case in federal court alleging that the city’s policy toward pregnant women violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (“PDA”) and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”). The policy did not allow pregnant women t...

New EEOC Guidance Will Undoubtedly Affect Equal Pay and Pregnancy Discrimination Litigation

It is our firm’s outlook that the second half of 2016 will expose many more equal pay violations in the workplace both nationally and in California. One of the reasons for that is earlier this June the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) presented new guidance documents addressing the equal employmen...

Rising Religious Discrimination in California and Recent Amendments to the Fair Employment and Housing Act

In the last several weeks, our attorneys report a number of religious discrimination lawsuits.  One of these lawsuits was brought by a group of Muslim women on May 2nd against Urth Café in Orange County.  The women, who were wearing traditional Muslim hijabs or covering, allege that they were kicked out because of t...

Pre and Post Pregnancy Discrimination by Frontier Airlines Exemplifies Industry’s Propensity for Employment Discrimination Lawsuits

Earlier in May, four female commercial airline pilots for Frontier Airline filed discrimination complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). Their main allegation is that the airline discriminates against them and other female pilots by not providing “reasonable accommodation” for their...