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2014

5 Informative Facts About National Origin Discrimination

5 Informative Facts About National Origin Discrimination 150 150 Shegerian Law

Although Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is known best for its ability to address instances of racial and gender employment discrimination, these are only two of the many…

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Sexual Harassment and Sexual Desire: California’s New Edition to the Labor Code

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Desire: California’s New Edition to the Labor Code 150 150 Shegerian Law

California has amended its Labor Code to include greater protections for employees from sexual harassment in the workplace. The amendment comes as a result of a need for clarity about…

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Fired for Retaliation? Understanding Next Steps to Take

Fired for Retaliation? Understanding Next Steps to Take 150 150 Shegerian Law

Under Title VII of the Civil Right Act of 1964, employers are prohibited from discriminating in the workplace based on several protected categories. Employers are also prohibited from retaliation –…

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Carney Shegerian featured on IdeaMensch

Carney Shegerian featured on IdeaMensch Shegerian Law

I practice what I preach and surround myself with an outstanding supporting team. Since launching Shegerian & Associates over a decade ago, Carney Shegerian has developed a reputation as “The…

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New Protection From Stalkers on the Job in California

New Protection From Stalkers on the Job in California 150 150 Shegerian Law

Currently, federal law protects American citizens from stalking and punishes the act as a crime. States also have laws in place to police stalking. California, for instance, punishes stalking with…

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Shegerian & Associates Founder Cites Oracle Case as “Classic Whistleblower Scenario”

Shegerian & Associates Founder Cites Oracle Case as “Classic Whistleblower Scenario” Shegerian Law

Carney R. Shegerian, founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based law firm specializing in employee rights, has issued a statement aimed at all employees in light of the current…

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New Laws: What to Expect in California Employment Discrimination Law in 2014

New Laws: What to Expect in California Employment Discrimination Law in 2014 150 150 Shegerian Law

A number of new bills and amendments to California law introduced last year took effect on January 1 of the new year. Some, like the minimum wage increase, have received…

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Religious Discrimination and Harassment Under California Law

Religious Discrimination and Harassment Under California Law 150 150 Shegerian Law

Discrimination in the workplace is prohibited both by federal and state law across the country. In California, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) handles employment discrimination complaints, including…

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Tattoos, Piercings and Hiring Discrimination: Get the Facts Here

Tattoos, Piercings and Hiring Discrimination: Get the Facts Here 150 150 Shegerian Law

The tattoo industry is sizable in America, with 21,000 tattoo parlors in operation and revenues totaling $1.65 billion. Piercings, too, are popular with 14% of Americans sporting piercings in locations…

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