Yearly Archives :

2013

Sexual Orientation and Gender Discrimination Under California Law

Sexual Orientation and Gender Discrimination Under California Law 150 150 Shegerian Law

The Department of Fair Housing enforces the law on sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in California through the Fair Housing and Employment Act (FEHA). The FEHA prohibits discrimination based…

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7 Facts you Should Know About the Equal Pay Act

7 Facts you Should Know About the Equal Pay Act 150 150 Shegerian Law

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, signed into law by President John F. Kennedy in 1963. The Act prohibits discrimination in the payment of wages…

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7 Important Facts to Know About Workplace Harassment

7 Important Facts to Know About Workplace Harassment 150 150 Shegerian Law

Have you ever been unlawfully harassed at work? For many, this question may be tough to answer. We all know how to tell when we’re being offended or harassed, but…

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Shegerian & Associates Founder Applauds State of California for Extending Workplace Discrimination Prohibition Laws

Shegerian & Associates Founder Applauds State of California for Extending Workplace Discrimination Prohibition Laws Shegerian Law

Carney R. Shegerian, founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based law firm specializing in employee rights, has issued a statement commending California Governor Jerry Brown for signing into law…

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Employment Discrimination Settlements: What Employees Can Expect

Employment Discrimination Settlements: What Employees Can Expect 150 150 Shegerian Law

Employment discrimination cases rarely result in trial. That’s what the American Bar Association found out in study exploring employment discrimination cases. According to the study, of all cases, only 6%…

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Can I Be Fired For Something I Say on Social Media?

Can I Be Fired For Something I Say on Social Media? 150 150 Shegerian Law

The overwhelming popularity of social media has changed our lives and reshaped the way we communicate, but at times, it causes friction in the workplace. This is especially true when…

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What is Employment Discrimination and Do I Have a Case?

What is Employment Discrimination and Do I Have a Case? 150 150 Shegerian Law

Employment discrimination is unequal treatment on the job. According to state and federal laws intended to protect workers from unfair treatment, employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees belonging to…

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Top 5 Employment Discrimination Cases of 2013 And What They Mean to You

Top 5 Employment Discrimination Cases of 2013 And What They Mean to You 150 150 Shegerian Law

As 2013 draws to a fast-approaching close, it’s time to pause and reflect on the cases that made the headlines and shaped the employment discrimination law landscape. Looking back is…

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Breastfeeding at Work – Laws in California to Protect You

Breastfeeding at Work – Laws in California to Protect You 150 150 Shegerian Law

Breastfeeding in public has come a long way in recent decades, but not without debate. Mothers struggle to feed their infant children conveniently and search for hospitable sites while onlookers…

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Shegerian & Associates Founder Commends New York City Council for Passage of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Shegerian & Associates Founder Commends New York City Council for Passage of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Shegerian Law

Carney R. Shegerian, founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based law firm specializing in employee rights, has issued a statement applauding the New York City Council for unanimously passing…

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