What Are The Various Types Of Discriminatory Harassment?

Online harassment which can provide the basis for an employee lawsuit against an employer who permits or the harassment or fails to stop or monitor the harassment after becoming aware of the improper conduct includes: According to I-Sight, a business software company, discriminatory harassment focuses on the intent ...

Weekly Recap: Religious Discrimination Uptick Exemplified by $260,000 Settlement by Shipping and Trucking Company to Sikh Workers and $175,000 Settlement for Racial Discrimination of San Diego Cop

We report an uptick in the number of religious discrimination cases in California. An interesting settlement this past week personifies the type of narrow minded and outdated policies that some California companies persist in enforcing. The case involves several truck drivers working for a large shipping and trucking c...

Northern California Race Discrimination Update: Fresno’s Farmers Insurance Settles for $225K and Napa Valley’s Sutter Home Winery Faces Discrimination and Retaliation Allegations

The first case reported is instrumental for our Fresno based clients.  Here, Farmers Insurance Exchange agreed to pay $225,000 to settle a race discrimination and retaliation lawsuit.  The lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and alleged that Farmers Insurance discriminated ag...

Employee Rights Update: Discrimination and Misclassification

In this segment of our ‘Employee Rights Update’, we aim to provide our employee subscribers with timely educational information from recent cases and laws. (1) Racial Discrimination against a White Male: A California jury awarded $3.25 million to a former City of Los Angeles gardener who sued under racial discri...