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Understanding Gender Discrimination In The Tech Industry

Many people are talking about the problem of sexual assault against women in Hollywood. However, gender discrimination is a major problem in the tech industry, as evidenced by recent research conducted by Pew Research Center. Some of the issues that greatly affect women in the tech industry include:

What Qualifies As Age Discrimination?

Age discrimination is real. In fact, according to the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission, 20,857 claims alleging discrimination based on age were filed in 2016. While employers are not generally allowed to hire, promote, fire, or determine an employee’s compensation or benefits based on age, it can be hard to determine whether specific actions were the result of discrimination due to that factor or by the belief that another candidate has more appropriate skills or are better equipped to perform a job.

Are you a victim of subtle disability discrimination?

If you are a California worker with a qualifying physical or mental disability, you have many different laws on your side. You are protected in certain important ways by the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other laws.

New research shows age discrimination in hiring practices

In today’s economy, more and more employees are finding it next to impossible to retire. The costs associated with health care, housing and other necessities of life mean that many men and women are forced to remain in the workforce long past the traditional retirement age of 65.

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