Rancho Gordo Temp Worker Wins $250,000 in Pregnancy Discrimination and Wrongful Termination Case

Many different types of employment discrimination are illegal under California labor laws. Discrimination based on a worker’s race and age are among the most common types of unlawful treatment reported in the…

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Discrimination based on a worker’s race and age are among the most common types of unlawful treatment reported in the workplace. A recent lawsuit highlights yet another form of employment discrimination — pregnancy discrimination.

Rancho Gordo Temp Worker Wins $250,000 in Pregnancy Discrimination and Wrongful Termination Case

Many different types of employment discrimination are illegal under California labor laws. Discrimination based on a worker’s race and age are among the most common types of unlawful treatment reported in the…

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Worker Wins $20 Million From San Francisco Marriott Marquis in Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

A San Francisco jury awarded a former Marriott Marquis employee $20 million in damages after finding that the hotel failed to provide reasonable accommodations for his disability. The verdict was announced in…

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Bay Area Fire District Pays $100,000 Settlement for Withdrawing Job Offer Based on Applicant’s Criminal Record

The Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District (MOFD) agreed to pay nearly $97,500 to settle a case brought against it by a job applicant. The settlement, announced by the California Civil Rights Department, stems…

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Deaf FedEx Package Handler Gets $2 Million in Disability Discrimination Case

A former package handler at FedEx Ground who is deaf won a $2 million jury award in a disability discrimination lawsuit. The case highlights the need for employers to proactively address workers’…

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Workday AI Hiring Tool Discriminates Based on Age and Race, Says Lawsuit

The topic of Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly dominating headlines and raising various ethical questions. While some view AI as a tool that benefits humans and makes life easier, others claim that…

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Silicon Valley Firm Faces $20 Million Lawsuit Over Anti-Asian Discrimination

An Asian former employee of a Silicon Valley tech firm is seeking $20 million in damages after being fired due to the company’s alleged “culture of prejudice against Asians.” He filed a…

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