California Law Protects Employees Against Unlawful Retaliation

Say you complain to your supervisor that another co-worker is harassing you or that you are not getting adequate accommodations. The next day or next week your supervisor writes you up for being "unable to get along" in the workplace or reduces your hours if you are an hourly employee. You suspect that the write up or ...

You Are Protected Against Sexual Harassment At Work

The term "sexual harassment" is all over the news: for example, the $20 million settlement paid out to Gretchen Carlson, a TV host who accused former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes of pervasive sexual harassment over several years. California has strong laws against sexual harassment that our employment law attorneys a...

Sex/Gender Discrimination, Equal Pay Act Violations, and Retaliation against America’s Largest University System

A lawsuit filed this week against Cal State University, the largest university system in the United States, alleged that its athletic director, Mike Garrett (formerly the athletic director at USC), and the school violated California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) among others.  The Complaint lists vi...

Transgender Discrimination – Elucian Tech Company $140,000 Settlement for Removing Transgender Employee from Workplace

Transgender discrimination has been the hottest employment law discrimination area in recent months.  In fact, since 2012, employment discrimination against employees as a result of them being transgender has qualified as sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Further, sex discrimination...

Workplace Retaliation Ruling Nets a Nurse $115,000 After Doctor’s Crude Conduct

After a nurse sued for sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, and retaliation, she received $115,000 this week and may even get an additional $84,000 on top of that.  The nurse was an instructor at a hospital who alleged that the medical director, Dr. Craig Manifold, used vulgar langauge and stated that if she and ...

California’s Most Prestigious Public University Has another Alleged Sexual Harassing Dean AND Yogi Founder Pays Dearly for His Improper Sexual Encounters

After review of recent cases, our Oakland-based Employment Law Attorneys report that the former dean of the University of California at Berkeley school of law, Sujit Choudhry, is being sued by his former executive assistant, Tyann Sorrell, for sexual harassment and retaliation.  In her complaint, Ms. Sorrell claimed t...

Employee Rights Update: Sex Discrimination, Immigration, & Hiring

In this segment of Danz' 'Weekly Employee Rights Update', we aim to provide our subscribers with educational and timely information from recent cases and laws. Enjoy. (1) Have you been subjected to sex-based discrimination? The recent Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins case may forever change how sexual discriminati...

Another San Diego Politician in Hot Water for Sexual Harassment (Part 3)

In the conclusion of this article, we take a look at the efforts of reporters to uncover the truth behind the allegations of Todd Bosnich regarding the alleged sexual harassment of Carl DeMaio, and Carl Demaio's allegations that Todd Bosnich was merely a disgruntled employee who'd been caught plagiarizing and the...

Another San Diego Politician in Hot Water for Sexual Harassment (Part 2)

In this, the second part of our coverage of the alleged sexual harassment of Republican congressional candidate, Carl DeMaio, we will take a look at DeMaio's response to Bosnich's claims and his counter claims against the former staffer. DeMaio Responds DeMaio tells a different story, however. In an interview wit...