A HubSpot job ad that was run on Facebook in November 2017 targeted individuals between the ages of 27 and 40. However, that may not be the only job ad that older folks in Arizona or elsewhere in America weren’t able to see. According to a new report, companies such as Google and even Facebook … Continue reading Large companies may engage in age discrimination
Phoenix Arizona Discrimination Law Blog
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 appeared during the height of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Legislatures created it in response to public outcry over the injustices experienced by people of color in what — at the time — was a largely white-dominated society in the United States. You would think that, after … Continue reading What are my rights under the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
Losing a job can make life difficult for both a worker and their family. Employers who fire workers for illegal reasons are trampling the rights of employees who put in hard work at their jobs. Creating a plan for life after your wrongful termination will let you protect your rights. We will go over five … Continue reading Your first steps after a wrongful termination
While the police have the power to carry out the duties of their job, they still must follow the law and proper protocols. Recent studies show that law enforcement is more likely to use excessive force against certain groups. Recognizing police brutality or misconduct lets people protect their rights and stop future abuses. We will … Continue reading Understanding and recognizing police misconduct and brutality
Sexual harassment and a gender-based wage gap are major concerns for women throughout Arizona and the rest of the U.S. Some researchers theorize that the wage gap and sexual harassment may be linked. Statistically, women earn about 80 cents per dollar compared to men. Unfortunately, women are more likely than men to experience sexual harassment … Continue reading Sexual harassment and the wage gap
If I had one hundred dollars for every time clients come to me and tell me that they knew that they were being discriminated against, they were afraid to say something and now they regret it. I’d have a nice little sum of money. Keeping quiet never works for long. Unfair treatment doesn’t just magically … Continue reading Find your voice
Unfortunately, sexual harassment is common in Arizona and across the United States. Recently, two men at Vice Media were placed on leave following sexual misconduct allegations. A special committee with the company is reviewing the allegations. In 2016, a former employee of Vice claimed that she was fired after refusing to have an intimate relationship … Continue reading 2 Vice employees accused of sexual misconduct
Arizona employers may understand that discriminating against transgender employees could violate employment law. A transgender woman recently filed a lawsuit in the Middle District of North Carolina in December 2017 alleging that her former employer discriminated against her. The lawsuit claims that she was referred to as “it” and “thing” during her time with the … Continue reading Employee files discrimination suit against Sam’s Club
People hold misconceptions or are short-sighted about anti-discrimination laws. Maybe you believe the laws only protect minorities and you’ll never need them. Banish that thought. Everyone needs anti-discrimination laws. Everyone has a job or is affected by someone else having a job. Life’s happenings, anticipated or not affect you. Consider the following: you have a … Continue reading Why should I care?
Fathers in Arizona and throughout the country may be entitled to FMLA leave to care for a newborn child. They may also have the ability to take leave to care for the mother during and after her pregnancy. However, not everyone has access to either unpaid leave under FMLA or paid leave offered by a … Continue reading Anyone may take leave to care for family members