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Employer Must Bargain with Union Before Imposing Discretionary Discipline

March 22, 2013 by

Of interest to those seeking legal advice related to the employer’s obligation to bargain when the issue is discretionary, rather than fixed disciplinary actions, a recent NLRB ruling provides guidance, summarized here by Dale Brodsky,… Read More

California Employers Liable in Mixed Motive Discrimination Cases

March 19, 2013 by

A recent decision relevant to Employment Law is summarized here for both employees and employers who are interested in issues related to alleged discrimination.  In February 2013, the California Supreme Court issued an important decision… Read More

California Has New Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Regulations

January 30, 2013 by

On December 30, 2012, new sets of pregnancy and physical and mental disability discrimination regulations went into effect. Issuing the regulations was one of the last acts of the Fair Employment and Housing Commission before… Read More

New Authority For DFEH to Prosecute Discrimination Cases in Court


Included in the Governor’s 2013 budget bill was legislation eliminating the Fair Employment and Housing Commission and authorizing the Department of Fair Employment and Housing to prosecute employment and housing discrimination cases directly in court… Read More