Monthly Archives: December 2022
The Cal State Ban On Caste Discrimination And The Ensuing Controversy
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent pieces of federal and state legislation have attempted to ban employment discrimination based on an employee’s physical characteristics, family background, beliefs, and aspects of the employee’s personal life unrelated to work. The language in statutes and case law has expanded the list of protected characteristics over… Read More »
Is Remote Work A Reasonable Accommodation For Employees With Disabilities?
Federal and state employment laws, including the employment-related provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability, among other protected characteristics. The law requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities when the employee requests such accommodations. It is up to the employer and… Read More »
Corporate Downsizing Or Employer Retaliation?
When you read the depressing news about tough economic conditions and mass layoffs, it is easy to worry that your job will be next on the chopping block. When a lot of people get fired in the course of your employer’s efforts to reduce its cost, you can at least commiserate and strategize about… Read More »