Discrimination Tag

Written Harassment Policies Required by New DFEH Rule

Effective April 1, 2016 California employers are now required to have written policies to address workplace harassment, discrimination and retaliation under new Fair Employment and Housing Council regulations. These regulations require employers with five or more employees to have written policies against unlawful harassment, discrimination, and...

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New California Guidance Regarding Transgender Employees and Lawsuit Settlement

California state law specifically prohibits discrimination on the basis of both gender identity and gender expression — regardless of the person’s assigned sex at birth. California law further specifically protects an employee’s right to appear or dress consistently with his/her gender identity or gender expression. In...

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