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Tag Archives: pregnancy

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

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