CA Employment Law FAQ

Category: Employment Labor Law FAQ

Is sexual battery charged as a misdemeanor or felony?

Sexual battery can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the circumstances of the alleged crime. Considerations include as whether certain acts occurred under unlawful restraint or whether bare skin was touched. Other Frequently Asked Questions According to the rules for overtime pay in California, how long

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How to Report Sexual Harassment at Work?

Report Sexual Harassment at Work If you believe you have experienced sexual harassment at work, there are steps you should take to try to end the unwanted behavior, such as reporting it to your supervisor or your employer’s Human Resources. You may also choose to file a complaint with the

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How is national origin discrimination defined?

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEO), national origin discrimination is treating job applicants or employees “unfavorably because they are from a particular country or part of the world, because of ethnicity or accent, or because they appear to be of a certain ethnic background (even if they

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How is illegal retaliation defined?

Illegal retaliation occurs when an employer punishes a job applicant or employee for asserting their right to be free from employment discrimination, including harassment. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws define certain actions by employees or job applicants as “protected activity,” and it is unlawful for employers to retaliate for those

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How do I recognize on-the-job discrimination?

Federal and state laws make it illegal to discriminate against someone for belonging to a particular category or group of people, known as a protected class status. The following are examples of situations that could point to discrimination in the workplace: Unfair allocation of duties, such as unfairly or disproportionately assigning

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