UCLA accused of pregnancy discrimination, retaliation

pregnancy discrimination lawyer

A post-doctoral researcher at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) neurobiology department claims the university attempted to end her career by retaliating for a pregnancy discrimination complaint she made. She has reached an agreement with the university, allowing her to stay to continue her academic work. Sandra Koch was initially let go from her […]


UCLA’s decreased disability insurance disadvantages new parents

Decreased Disability Insurance

The University of California (UC) recently decreased its disability insurance benefits, which could negatively affect parents who use disability insurance as a form of parental leave. In 2017, the UC’s disability insurance only covers 60 percent of an employee’s income for six weeks, compared to 70 percent in 2016. The decrease in benefits could mean […]