The Ninth Circuit court in Rizo v. Yovino held recently that an employer cannot pay a female employee less than a male employee for the same work simply because the female employee made less money in a prior position. This holding changed the court's prior ruling and changed the law in a way that is designed to eliminate gender-based pay gaps.
Designed to close the gap in pay between what California men and women are paid in similar jobs, the amended California Fair Pay Act (CFPA) went into effect on January 1, 2016. Unlike some employment laws, the Fair Pay Act applies to employers of any size.
The United States Supreme Court struck down laws against same sex marriage today. This ruling is a giant step in the evolution of our society away from sexual orientation discrimination.
The head of a Michigan Arab-American civil rights group who faces a multitude of sexual-harassment charges is now being investigated by the U.S. Attorneys Office.
A woman brought a sexual harassment case after she was fired as an Orange Township firefighter and was awarded more than $1.7 million in damages.