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Study: 3 men, 3 ages, but only the oldest treated differently

A go-getter, competitive and assertive personality is one that employers value in the workplace, right? It might depend on the industry or the job position; that is true. According to a recent research study, it also depends on your age. The older someone is, the less assertive people expect them to be -- at least according to the study.

Former CEO sues for wrongful termination and discrimination

Wrongful termination is not just a remedy for front-line employees - chief executives sometimes find a need to use the courts to receive their just due or to establish a legal principle. Recently, a former CEO of a California bank sued the bank for wrongful termination. The suit was filed in Alameda County Superior Court.

California high court rules in discrimination case

San Diego readers might have read or heard news stories involving an employee alleging wrongful termination or employment discrimination. Yet few may realize how hard it can be to prepare convincing evidence needed to win on this type of claim.

EEOC says domestic violence discrimination at work may be illegal

Domestic violence continues to affect women and men throughout the entire country, including folks in San Diego. Victims of domestic violence may suffer from depression when they feel like they will never be able to get out of an abusive relationship, and they may even fear for their lives and the safety of their children.

Report: San Diego one of the top places for LGBT to work, live

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in San Diego may have faced some tough challenges throughout their lives as a result of their sexual orientation or nontraditional gender identities.

California lodge settles sexual harassment claim

California has strict laws against sexual harassment in the workplace, but unfortunately the treatment still occurs. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a female worker was sexually harassed and retaliated against at Tenaya Lodge, a hotel and resort located near Yosemite National Park in California.

California woman denied job because she doesn't fit in 'kilt'

A 20-year-old California woman appeared to be the perfect fit for a job serving at a sports bar northeast of San Diego in Palm Desert. She aced the application and interviews, according to media reports, but was denied the job when she tried on the bar's uniform.

California hospital agrees to pay nearly $1M in harassment suit

A California medical center has agreed to pay $975,000 to settle a class-action national origin discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center on behalf of a group of approximately 70 Filipino-American hospital workers.