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Category Archives: Discrimination

UC Board of Regents Settles Racial Harassment Case for $4.5 Million

The Regents of the University of California have agreed to pay Dr. Christian Head, a surgeon at UCLA’s medical school, an out-of-court settlement of $4.5 million to resolve the racial discrimination claim he filed earlier this year. Dr. Head, a head and neck specialist, filed suit against his employer for failing to prevent discrimination, harassment… Read More »

A Closer Look at Protected Classes

According to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, it is illegal in all 50 states to discriminate against an employee on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship status or genetic information. The state of California has added marital status, sexual orientation, HIV status and political affiliation… Read More »

Male Caregivers Face Sexual Discrimination

Men and women of the sandwich generation find themselves ‘stretched’ as caregivers for both their children and their aging parents and struggling mightily to simultaneously balance childrearing, parental care and corporate climbing. This scenario is not likely to change in the near future. What has changed is the gender distribution among caregiving adults. The Equal… Read More »