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WHEN SHOULD AN EMPLOYER INVESTIGATE? (PART 2)

Posted in Investigation Tips
In deciding whether an employee complaint rises to the level of alleged illegal activity or company policy violations, employers should interpret the incoming complaint very broadly and err on the conservative side by investigating anything that comes remotely close to illegal activity or company policy violations—especially if the allegations are against a supervisor (due to… Continue Reading

Breastfeeding During Employee’s Rest Break: Hefty Fines if Disallowed

Posted in Pregnancy / Breastfeeding, Sex Discrimination
Failure of an employer to allow an employee to breastfeed during her rest break can subject the employer to a sex discrimination lawsuit and hefty damages.  Just ask the owner of Acosta Tacos in Los Angeles. In a "precedential decision" by the Fair Employment and Housing Commission ("FEHC"), which regulates and enforces California’s anti-discrimination laws… Continue Reading