ARE OVERWEIGHT EMPLOYEES PROTECTED FROM DISCRIMINATION?

Most employers are aware of their obligations to prevent discrimination and harassment, and to offer reasonable accommodation to employees with disabilities and religious practices. An increasing number of Americans are overweight by medical standards, and the media...

NEW CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAWS FOR 2007

Every year the California Legislature passes and presents hundreds of bills to the Governor. This year was no exception. The Governor signed a number of bills that will affect California employers, which are summarized below. Unless otherwise specified, these laws...
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