Harassment Articles

Helpful Legal Guides Explaining Harassment-Related Topics

2 Gross Types of Sexual Harassment Violations in California

In California, inappropriate workplace conduct is too common. This article takes a look at the two main categories of sexual harassment.

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Sexual Harassment Law in the California Workplace

Sexual Harassment Law in the California Workplace In California, unlawful workplace sexual harassment occurs when a person directs negative, inappropriate, or unwanted conduct at a worker based on their sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or other sex-related reason.

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Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment and California Law

Hostile work environment sexual harassment is conduct that is so pervasive that a abusive work environment is created. This type of harassment is unlawful regardless of whether it is motivated by sexual desire.

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Hostile Work Environments and California Law, Explained

California workers have a right to be free from harassing behaviors that create a hostile work environment. But it's important to understand which actions cross the line.

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Workplace Harassment Law in California

In California, unlawful workplace harassment occurs when a person directs negative, inappropriate, or unwanted conduct at a worker based on certain protected characteristics. Almost all California workers are legally protected from harassment in the workplace. But it's important to understand which actions cross the line.

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Lactation Break Law in California: The Right to Pump at Work

Nursing mothers have important legal rights in California workplaces. Here, one of our attorneys provides a simple overview of those rights.

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Age Discrimination Laws in the California Workplace

Age discrimination occurs when an employee or job applicant over the age of 40 receives less favorable treatment because of their age. In many cases, employers in California are prohibited by law from engaging in age discrimination. This article explains the legal protections employees over the age of 40 can enjoy in California.

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Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) Law in California

In California, there are generally two types of maternity leave a woman can take: pregnancy disability leave (PDL) and baby bonding leave. This article takes a closer look at PDL, its requirements, and how women can use it during and after their pregnancy.

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Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment Under California Law

"Quid pro quo" is a Latin phrase that means “this for that.” Like the name implies, quid pro quo sexual harassment occurs when sexual favors are requested or demanded in exchange for a specific job benefit.

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Wrongful Termination Law in California

Wrongful termination happens when an employment relationship is ended by an employer in violation of the employee’s legal rights. This article explains the important limits that California law places on an employer's ability to terminate their employees.

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The Legal Definition of “Sexual Harassment” in California

In California, "sexual harassment" can be understood as inappropriate conduct that is motivated by certain unlawful reasons, like sex or gender. This article explores the details of this definition under California law

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