Justice Department supports Asian American students in their suit against Harvard University

Los Angeles discrimination lawyer

The Department of Justice sided with the Asian American students who have brought an affirmative action lawsuit against Harvard University. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the students and their families sued Harvard University, alleging the prestigious college’s admission process discriminates against Asian American applicants. Because Harvard benefits from millions in […]

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California adds protections to law prohibiting national origin discrimination

Los Angeles national origin discrimination lawyer

In the midst of an ongoing nationwide discussion concerning immigration policies, California has strengthened its protections for employees and applicants on the basis of their national origin. The amendments to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, which went into effect July 1, 2018, clarify and broaden the definition of “national origin.” According to the […]

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California to begin anti-discrimination testing of Airbnb hosts

Airbnb Racial Discrimination

Regulators at the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing plan to begin testing Airbnb hosts to prevent discrimination. This decision comes after a recent incident in which an Airbnb host in Big Bear, California, was fined for discrimination after cancelling a reservation because the guest was Asian-American. The guest, Dyne Suh, was on her […]

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Former Versace employee files racial discrimination lawsuit

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Former employee for a Versace retailer in Pleasanton, California, filed a lawsuit alleging that he was discriminated against based on his race and wrongfully terminated. The lawsuit claims the store employees used a secret code whenever a black customer entered the store. The plaintiff, Christopher Sampiro, claims in the suit that he was wrongfully terminated […]

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What to do if you think you were fired due to racial discrimination

Racial Discrimination Attorney and Wrongful Termination Lawyer

If you have reason to believe you were wrongfully terminated from your job because of racial discrimination, you may have legal claims against your employer. There are several actions you can take to advance your rights. 1. Identifying racial discrimination in the workplace Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and California’s Fair Employment and […]

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