Whether you have been the victim of discrimination or sexual harassment, an employment lawyer is a valuable resource in protecting your rights. These sites will provide a starting point for looking at common workplace issues:
- This PDF was published by California’s Department of Industrial Relations to explain employee’s rights when you quit or are terminated.
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides the entire text of the act online.
- Federal law gives many employees the right to health insurance benefits under certain circumstances when they are no longer employed. This site offers helpful information about the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).
- This article from the American Association of University Women provides information and strategies for victims of sexual harassment.
- Sexual harassment is often a controversial issue in the workplace, in part because there is not a bright line definition. This ABC News article explores the issue and offers tips on dealing with sexual harassment.
To speak with an experienced employment or discrimination lawyer in San Jose, contact the Advocacy Center for Employment Law by calling (888) 703-2911 today.