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Asylum Seeking Restaurant Worker Claims That Employer Fired Her After She Reported Sexual Assault by Coworker

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The worst cases of workplace sexual harassment involve more than just coworkers making comments about your appearance or flirting with you.  Sometimes they involve coworkers threatening to get you fired from your job or even threatening to jeopardize your immigration status if you do not date them or engage in sexual activities with them. … Read More »

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Is It Still an Adverse Action If It Comes With a Fancy New Position Title?

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When is a promotion not a promotion?  Employers often pile additional job duties on top of the ones in your original employment contract; this type of employee mission creep tends to happen when businesses are on a tight budget and want to get more work done without having to spend the money to hire… Read More »

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Probation Officers Sue Probation Department for Reassigning Their Duties against Their Will

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You may have the right to file an employment discrimination claim if your employer demotes you or transfers you to different duties when you did not request this transfer.  Undesired reassignment of duties, work schedule, or work location counts as an adverse action, no matter how much your employer may try to sell the… Read More »

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California State Parks Employee Files Lawsuit About Discriminatory Behavior and Supervisor

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Working for the California State Parks system sounds like an ideal job.  You get to spend your entire workday enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery on Earth and ensuring that it stays safe for future generations to enjoy it.  Of course, it only takes one bad boss to ruin a dream job.  When… Read More »

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University Employee Sues Former Employer for Discrimination Based on Race and Religion

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Employment discrimination occurs when an employer fires you or refuses to hire you because of a protected characteristic, such as your race, religion, age, gender, or country of origin.  Just because your employer has not fired you, or has not even threatened to do so does not mean that the behavior of your supervisors… Read More »

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You Can Still File a Lawsuit About On-the-Job Harassment After You Retire

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Being a police helicopter pilot sounds like an awesome job.  It almost sounds like the response that fourth graders would give if you asked them to think of the most fun job they could imagine.  Jobs that are so much fun that even people who have never been in the workforce would gladly leave… Read More »

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Former Country Club Employee Sues Employer After Enduring Sexual Harassment at Work

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Most employment discrimination lawsuits name an entire company, nonprofit organization, or public sector employer instead of or in addition to an individual coworker.  In some cases, an adversarial relationship with a particular supervisor or bullying by a particular coworker is at the root of the employment discrimination case, but more often, it takes more… Read More »

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Video Game Company Pays $54 Million Settlement After Numerous Employees Allege Discrimination

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Sometimes the jobs that look like the most fun are the most unpleasant places to work.  When you visited Disneyland as a child, you probably dreamed of working there as a costumed character.  Of course, having to wear full-body costumes in the summer heat to portray an anthropomorphic animal character is enough to deter… Read More »

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School District Employee Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuit After Losing Out on Promotion in Favor of Less Qualified Employee

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If you have a public sector job that you have held for more than a few years, you are in a better position than most people.  You have more job security and more generous health insurance benefits than most people have, and you might even have a retirement pension; this counts as an embarrassment… Read More »

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Does Offensive Music Make a Hostile Work Environment

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We are approaching the time of year when Christmas carols start playing on the speaker systems of virtually every restaurant and retail store.  No matter how much holiday cheer you possess, and no matter how delightful it is when neighbors knock on your door and sing “Deck the Halls” in harmony in exchange for… Read More »

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