Workplace Investigations Blog

Workplace Investigations Blog

A Guide To Investigating EEO Complaints & Other Wordplace Problems

Tag Archives: gender expression

Laws Requiring Harassment and Discrimination Investigations

Posted in Sexual Orientation, Why Conduct Investigation?
Harassment and discrimination investigations in California should be conducted by the employer whenever the alleged victim contends that the wrongful conduct was motivated (at least in part) by the alleged victim being a member of any of the following classes: Age (40 and over); Ancestry; Color; Religious Creed; Denial of Family and Medical Care Leave;… Continue Reading

Gender Identity Discrimination Investigations

Posted in Articles, Sexual Orientation
On October 9, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 887, which prohibits discrimination based on “a person’s gender-related appearance and behavior whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth.”  The law will take effect on January 1, 2012. Current California laws already protect employees from discrimination based on gender… Continue Reading