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November 2017 Archives

2 women file wrongful termination lawsuit in California

Two women reported problems at a local surgical center and now claim that they have lost their jobs because of it. The allegations of misconduct range from unlawful opiate control, failure to maintain a sterile environment and claims of sexual misconduct. The California women claim that they were victims or wrongful termination after being fired for reporting the issues. 

Sexual harassment has a number of motivations, say psychologists

A recent spat of misconduct allegations in the news has focused attention on the behavior of men in the workplace. Although sexual harassment is not limited to men harassing women, it is statistically more common. In a recent news report, three psychologists explain why men harass women in the workplace, which California readers may find enlightening. 

California auto maker sued for employment discrimination

This has been a year riddled with legal challenges for one groundbreaking automaker that is being sued once again. This time, California automaker Tesla is being accused of employment discrimination based upon its treatment of African-American workers at its local plant. A class-action lawsuit has been filed, claiming that the company did nothing to stop racist abuse in the workplace. 

Overtime and wage issues for California university employees

A recent proclamation by a university president had some hopeful that fair pay would be strengthened in the state. In 2015, the University of California unveiled a new policy that set a $15 hourly minimum wage for employees, but two years later some employees are crying foul. One worker claims that he is paid using two separate names in order to avoid overtime pay. 

Teacher accuses school district of wrongful termination

Many individuals in California and elsewhere place a great deal of time and effort into the pursuit of their preferred careers. Should a person be subjected to unfair or unjust treatment during employment, he or she may suffer in various areas of life, personal and professional alike. A teacher in another state has recently filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against a school district after she claims she was forced into resigning from her position.

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