Were you able to keep track of the new legislative changes that affect California employers and employment lawyers? Don’t worry, we did and here are some of the key statutory changes you need to know about. Continue reading
When an employee becomes disabled, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the employee can’t work anymore. There may be accommodations that will allow the employee to keep doing the job. To figure this out, the employee must first take these steps. Continue reading
Regardless of whether a job applicant has an apparent disability, employers should always follow these 10 steps to reduce the risk of liability for running afoul of the anti-discrimination provisions of the ADA or the FEHA. Continue reading
The following is a guest blog post by Alan D. Weinfeld of Parker, Milliken, Clark, O’Hara & Samuelian in Los Angeles.
Roommate listings often express a preference for a person of a certain sex, religion, or familial status — e.g., “looking for single, Christian female to share apartment, no kids or pets.” Do the operators of these listings violate fair housing laws by facilitating discrimination against potential roommates who don’t fit the preferred characteristics? Continue reading
The new year will bring another category of prohibited discrimination in California — discrimination based on genetic information will no longer be legal. Continue reading