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DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION – HOLD EMPLOYERS RESPONSIBLE

An employer can now be held liable for disability discrimination even when it truly (but mistakenly) believes an employee cannot perform his or her duties. In its recent decision in Wallace v. County of Stanislaus, the California 5th District Court of Appeal considered whether the County of Stanislaus could be held liable for disability discrimination…

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Employment Law: Silicon Valley’s Startling Statistics Raise Red Flags

If you haven’t heard the latest employment law news yet, Google recently released its workforce diversity data. We’ll save you the click: it wasn’t that great. As one of the leading technology companies in the entire world, only 30% of its employees are women. Furthermore, 61% of its employees identify as white, 30% identify as…

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Disability Rights Apparently Don’t Apply to Delta Airlines

Airline Carrier Access Act, are supposed to be extended to the disabled public whe flying aboard nearly all airlines. But what is supposed to be and what actually happens are often quite different. In what is just one of the latest stories about the truly awful nature of airline travel these days, a partially paralyzed…

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