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  • Age Discrimination: What Does an Employee Need to Show?
    Age Discrimination: What Does an Employee Need to Show?

    California's age discrimination laws are to be enforced “with the goal of not only protecting older workers as individuals, but also of protecting older workers as a group, since they face unique ...

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  • Disability Discrimination - An Employee Must Be Able To Do the Essential Functions of Their Job
    Disability Discrimination - An Employee Must Be Able To Do the Essential Functions of Their Job

    Because a claim for disability discrimination is a civil action, the burden is on the employee to prove each element of his or her claim, including that their employer impermissibly discriminated ...

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  • Disability Discrimination - Ensure Employer Knows of Need for Accommodation
    Disability Discrimination - Ensure Employer Knows of Need for Accommodation

    A disabled employee who needs an accommodation for their disability so that they can continue to perform the essential function of their job must inform the employer of their limitations and request a ...

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  • Disability Discrimination - What is a Reasonable Accommodation?
    Disability Discrimination - What is a Reasonable Accommodation?

    Under California law, a disabled employee is entitled to a reasonable accommodation to allow the employee to continue do their job in spite of their disability. An employer must offer a disabled ...

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  • Discriminating Against an Employee for Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim Violates the Law
    Discriminating Against an Employee for Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim Violates the Law

    If an employee is injured while working, the employee deserves to receive the workers' compensation benefits that they are entitled to. California law specifically protects employees from being ...

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  • Discrimination - What Damages Can an Employee Recover?
    Discrimination - What Damages Can an Employee Recover?

    An employee who is subjected to unlawful discrimination is entitled to recover damages for their employer's illegal conduct under California law. Damages can include economic damages, emotional ...

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