EFFECTIVE ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING

Benjamin Franklin’s declaration that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” rings true today as it did in the 1700’s. In the workplace context, for example, anti-harassment and discrimination training (i.e., “EEO”...

MIXED MOTIVES IN FEHA CASES

The plaintiff in an employment discrimination case must establish a link between the plaintiff’s protected classification (e.g., race, sex, etc.) and adverse action (e.g., discharge, demotion, etc.). The opinions construing the Fair Employment and Housing Act...

EMPLOYER DRUG TESTING IN CALIFORNIA

Former Major League Baseball player Mark McGwire’s recent admission that he used steroids throughout his career came as no surprise in a profession plagued by similar problems. While McGwire ostensibly used the drugs to enhance his performance, employers...
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