What Is The “Burden-Shifting Analysis” In A California Failure-To-Hire Claim?

There are two types of evidence in a California employment discrimination case based on an employer’s decision not to hire a job applicant: direct evidence and circumstantial evidence. Direct evidence consists of…

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What Is The “Burden-Shifting Analysis” In A California Failure-To-Hire Claim?

There are two types of evidence in a California employment discrimination case based on an employer’s decision not to hire a job applicant: direct evidence and circumstantial evidence. Direct evidence consists of…

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Kaiser To Pay $11.5 Million, Add New Workplace Programs In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Disclaimer: This article is for information purposes only. McCormack Law Firm is not involved in this class action. African American employees of Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California, spoke up about racial discrimination…

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Nike Retail Workers To Get $8.25 Million In Bag Check Lawsuit

Disclaimer: This article is for information purposes only. McCormack Law Firm is not involved in this class action. Many jobs require employees to undergo security checks before and after shifts. Ironically, the…

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Can An Employee File A California Wrongful Termination Lawsuit After Being Laid Off?

Losing a job, especially at a difficult time like the one we’re all currently facing, is an incredibly stressful experience. However, it is exactly times like these that employers are looking to…

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Proving A Claim Of California Pregnancy Discrimination

Historically, employees were able to consider whether a woman was pregnant or may become pregnant when making hiring and firing decisions. However, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) changed that. Under the PDA,…

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Can A California Employer Fire An Employee For Filing An Employment Lawsuit?

State and federal laws provide employees with broad workplace protections. Chief among these is the right to be free from discrimination and harassment and the right to be fairly paid for the…

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Can A California Employee Be Fired For Using Marijuana?

In 2016, California passed Proposition 64, or the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Since then, adults have been able to legally use recreational marijuana. Before that, in 1996,…

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The Effect of Proposition 22 On The Future of California Employment Law

On January 1, 2020, Assembly Bill 5 went into effect, significantly limiting companies from using independent contractors. The bill was primarily aimed at rideshare companies, Uber and Lyft, who use tens of…

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