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Jewelry Retail Company Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Discrimination

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

The saying goes that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but for many women who worked at Kay Jewelers or Jared, the work environment in which they sold diamonds was anything but friendly.  If you have followed the news about employment discrimination lawsuits, you can tell that many industries that have a reputation for… Read More »

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Protected Activities In California Employment Law

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

The goal of employment discrimination law is to ensure that employers treat workers fairly.  Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination against workers based on protected characteristics such as race, gender, religion, age, disability, and national origin.  Actions that can be considered discriminatory include refusal to hire, termination of employment, demotion, and various forms of… Read More »

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Correctional Officer Files Racial Discrimination And Employer Retaliation Lawsuit

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Even if it is in your nature to give other people the benefit of the doubt and to bear slights patiently until the situation becomes unbearable, it is important to act quickly when you experience discrimination or employer retaliation at work.  If you are the target of an adverse action or hostile behavior related… Read More »

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Crane Operator Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Employer Who Denied Him Disability Accommodations

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

In employment law, retaliation is when an employer takes an adverse action against an employee in response to the employee engaging in a protected activity.  Examples of adverse actions include denying the employee a promotion or raise, subjecting the employee to undue scrutiny at work, an involuntary transfer of duties, work location, or work… Read More »

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San Diego Nurse Sues Former Employer Over Sexual Harassment And Retaliation

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Working as a nurse is stressful enough under the best circumstances.  The patients would not have gone to your workplace if they did not have a complaint that caused them to worry or to suffer physical discomfort.  There is rarely a moment of downtime during your shift; you must keep track of all your… Read More »

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Supreme Court Decision Protects Workers From Mandatory Arbitration

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

It is hard to find good news about the United States Supreme Court these days. No matter what your worst fear is about laws and freedoms in the United States, current news reports and news commentary can easily leave you with the impression that it is only one Supreme Court decision away from coming… Read More »

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Employment Discrimination And Non-Disclosure Agreements In The Age Of The Silenced No More Act

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

For as long as seemingly anyone currently in the workforce can remember, employers have been using non-disclosure agreements to, among other aims, enable them to perpetuate practices of widespread discrimination based on protected characteristics and harassment and mistreatment of employees. Employees who find a) their requests for accommodations to which they are entitled denied,… Read More »

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Video Game Company’s $18 Million Settlement With EEOC Sheds Light On Consequences Of Gender Discrimination In The Workplace

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Now that independent contractor gigs are becoming more common while full-time employment positions are getting harder to find for many, the stress that comes with life in the gig economy is a growing problem. Lots of gig workers recharge between gigs by playing video games, and one of the biggest makers of those video… Read More »

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The Silenced No More Act Means That Employers Can No Longer Hide Behind Non-Disclosure Agreements To Conceal Their Mistreatment Of Workers

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

For every complaint about discrimination that an employer receives, there are usually dozens of other current and former employees who have received similar unfair treatment but have never spoken up about it. The reason that so few mistreated workers speak up about discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination is that employers often do anything they… Read More »

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit By Sheriff’s Deputy Who Alleges Retaliation For His Whistleblower Activities

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Employment discrimination law forbids employers to take adverse actions against an employee in retaliation for that employee engaging in a protected activity. Adverse actions include termination of employment, demotion or reassignment to undesirable tasks, denial of a promotion or pay raise, and creating a hostile work environment characterized by bullying and harassment. Protected actions… Read More »

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