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Can I Be Fired From My Job For Any Reason?

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Many California employers believe that they can fire an “at-will” employee for any reason. This belief is far from the truth.  California employers need to be aware that there exists a plethora of exceptions to the general rule regarding “at-will” employment. What is “at-will” employment?  The term “at-will” employment generally means that an employer… Read More »

Employees Are Taking Religious Discrimination Complaints to the Extreme

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Employers have reason to be concerned with the increasing friction between liberal positions, like the right to contraceptives, and right-wing conservatives who allege discrimination or harassment when required to accommodate these beliefs. One case that is unfolding now in Florida is a perfect example. In the case, a young woman, Sara Hellwege, a nurse-… Read More »

Identifying Workplace Religious Discrimination Traps

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Although the number of religious discrimination-lawsuits filed in the United States has been declining steadily, these have more than doubled over the past 15 years. In fiscal 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received a total of 3,811 religious discrimination complaints. Race and gender-based discrimination, in contrast, accounted for more than 30,000 claims that… Read More »

Are You Making These Religious Discrimination Mistakes?

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As workplaces become more diverse, lawsuits based on religious discrimination in the workplace are becoming increasingly common. As an employer, it is important for you to understand that your employees are likely people from diverse religious faiths, even when they do not seem to be so outwardly. Religion is not necessarily something that people… Read More »

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