California Employment Laws Protect A Mother’s Right to Breastfeed

By | 2015-01-06T13:28:39+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Discrimination, Employment Law, FEHA, Uncategorized|

California law protects a mother’s right to breastfeed by ensuring nursing mothers have time and space to express breast milk at the workplace, and by prohibiting discrimination and harassment on the basis of breastfeeding. Under California law, “every employer, including the state and any political subdivision, is required to provide a reasonable amount of time [...]

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California Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Plaintiffs in Mixed Motive Employment Discrimination

By | 2015-01-06T14:32:57+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|

A recent unanimous decision by the California Supreme Court offered both plaintiffs and defense lawyers some reasons to celebrate while denying either side a complete win. In Harris v. City of Santa Monica, the court was asked to review the correct standard for determining liability in mixed motive discrimination cases.  Harris involved a city bus [...]

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