News out of Los Angeles may not be surprising to some people, but it is turning into national news. LGBT officers have claimed that they have faced significant discrimination in the workplace, sometimes being harassed or threatened. Now, they're suing as a result of all they've been through.
Have you ever seen a company saying they want to hire a "digital native" in an employment ad? Have you wondered exactly what they meant?
Employment discrimination can come in many forms. Some of these are easy to spot, but others are much more elusive. Some are so elusive that it can be difficult for victims to know if discrimination is happening or if they are imagining things. Anyone can be the victim of employment discrimination in California, including women who are expecting a baby.
Discrimination in the workplace is still present today even though there are laws in place to fight it in California. Discrimination against potential employees and employees for their sex, race, ethnicity, origin, age, disability, if you have children, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or any other physical feature is illegal. So, how can you spot discrimination in the workplace?