California is an at-will state, which means that at any given moment, with or without reason, your employer can terminate you. That is unless they break one of the laws set in place to protect workers.
Unwanted sexual advances have been an unfortunate part of society for millennia, but when men and women began integrating together into the workplace, that harassment was taken to a new level. Sexual innuendos became a regular conversation piece, sexual favors were used as threats for bargaining tools, and the feeling that you had to put […]
Harassment in the workplace isn’t always easy to define. It can take a lot of different shapes, making victims of this type of harassment uncomfortable, but unsure as to whether what they are feeling qualifies as harassment or is something they are overreacting about. Because of this, a lot of workplace harassment is not even […]
Recently, stories of sexual harassment seem to be everywhere. The #MeToo movement has helped women across the globe find the strength to step forward and accuse their attackers of unwanted actions and violations. Even a waitress at a Denny’s in a small town in New York gained worldwide attention when she called the police to […]
One of the most common forms of discrimination in the workplace is sexual harassment. Defined as any unwelcome sexual behaviors, including advanced, requests for sexual favors, and verbal or physical conduct, this discrimination is protected against through the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Even with all of the media attention, government […]