CA Employment Law FAQ

Category: Discrimination

What qualifies as discrimination?

Workplace discrimination can be defined as negative treatment by an employer toward an employee or group of employees because of their protected class status (including race, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, and military and veteran status). Discrimination also includes harassment.

Read More »

What is the ADEA?

The ADEA is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, a U.S. federal law that forbids age discrimination against applicants or employees who are 40 years or older. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces the ADEA. The ADEA prohibits age discrimination in hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions,

Read More »

What is national origin discrimination under Title VII?

National origin discrimination under Title VII makes it unlawful to discriminate against any job applicant or employee because of their actual or perceived birthplace, ancestry, culture or linguistic characteristics related to an ethnic group, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC enforces the federal law under

Read More »

We use cookies to improve your experience and provide personalized content. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy.