On behalf of The Law Offices of Laura J. Farris posted in Workplace Discrimination on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. California has enacted new wage discrimination laws. The state legislature designed the anti-discrimination rules to ensure that racial and ethnic minorities receive equal pay. The laws build upon a 2015 provision that prevents...

On behalf of The Law Offices of Laura J. Farris posted in Employee Rights on Friday, November 18, 2016. You've heard the phrase "hostile work environment," but how does it apply in terms of the law? If your boss is a jerk, is that enough to make it illegal? It depends. Although...

On behalf of The Law Offices of Laura J. Farris posted in Employee Rights on Friday, March 25, 2016. Under the law, you can't be fired for whistleblowing. Whistleblowing is when you report a violation by your employer; that violation could be anything from reporting a sexual harassment claim to...

On behalf of The Law Offices of Laura J. Farris posted in Employee Rights on Friday, February 12, 2016. As an employee, you have many rights that protect you against discrimination, wrongful terminations and other acts that disregard your human right to respect. Employment laws cover many people including those...