Author Archives: Greg Mullanax

Derrel’s Mini Storage Settles DFEH Pregnancy Employment & Housing Lawsuit

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing just announced a settlement with Derrel’s Mini Storage, Inc. on a complaint it filed in Kern County Superior Court alleging pregnancy discrimination in employment and housing. For those of you who don’t … Continue reading

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Off Topic: A Vast Conspiracy

I just read an interesting book by Jeffrey Toobin, A Vast Conspiracy. It chronicles President Clinton’s issues with Monica Lewinsky and Paula Jones. (I figure it’s relevant to this blog since it deals with sexual harassment. And besides, the appellate … Continue reading

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Do Probationary Employees Enjoy FEHA Protections?

A bunch of probationary police cadets sued the Los Angeles Police Department for disability discrimination under FEHA and related causes of action. All of them were injured while cadets, and they accused the LAPD of discrimination after they were all … Continue reading

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Soria v. Univision: Comprehensive Review of FEHA

A trial court’s summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s FEHA discrimination lawsuit recently provided California’s Second Appellate District Court of Appeal to issue a comprehensive opinion on almost all issues relating to disability discrimination and medical condition discrimination cases under FEHA. And … Continue reading

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Parks & Recreation – Real Life Age Discrimination in SF? Not so fast…

This is a case in which the First Appellate Court of Appeal upheld a trial court’s summary judgment of an age discrimination, harassment and retaliation case. In, of all places, San Francisco! Not Bakersfield. Not Fresno. Not Texas. But San … Continue reading

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DFEH Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Housing and Sexual Harassment

Here’s DFEH’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Here you can download the¬†Initial Statement of Reasons and the text of the Proposed Regulations. TITLE 2. ¬†DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING HOUSING REGULATIONS REGARDING HARASSMENT; LIABILITY FOR HARASSMENT; RETALIATION; AND SELECT DISABILITY … Continue reading

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