Blog

Identifying Discrimination in the Workplace

Learning how to identify employment discrimination can guide an employee’s decision to contact a San Francisco discrimination attorney
Employment discrimination means that an employee is treated less favorably based on the employee’s protected characteristic or because the employee belongs to a class of people who have historically been subjected to unfair treatment. A San Francisco employment […]

June 21st, 2017|Categories: Discrimination|

6 Ways an Employment Attorney Can Help

The San Francisco employment attorneys at Minnis & Smallets can help employees and executives with a variety of employment-related problems.
Executives and other employees may encounter situations during the course of their employment that leave them uncertain about their legal rights. Obtaining advice from an employment attorney in San Francisco can help resolve that uncertainty. Here […]

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Race-Based Wage Discrimination

When race is the explanation for differences in pay, a San Francisco employment lawyer can help employees obtain compensation

All employees want to be paid fairly. One aspect of fair pay is the principle that race should not influence compensation. Federal and California laws prohibit discrimination in compensation on the basis of race, color, national origin, […]

June 6th, 2017|Categories: Compensation Issues, Discrimination|

What is Workplace Retaliation

San Francisco employment lawyers explain how federal and California laws protect the right of employees to be free from unlawful retaliation
In California, there are laws prohibiting employers from retaliating against employees for engaging in protected activities. The San Francisco retaliation attorneys at Minnis & Smallets want employees to understand their rights so that they will […]

May 31st, 2017|Categories: Unlawful Termination|

3 Cases of Illegal Termination in California

A San Francisco wrongful termination lawyer can help employees who are unlawfully fired, as these examples illustrate
An illegal termination occurs when an employee is fired for a reason that violates the law. A San Francisco wrongful termination attorney can help employees identify whether their terminations were unlawful and can advise them about available remedies.

Here are […]

May 24th, 2017|Categories: Discrimination, Unlawful Termination, Whistleblower|

Attorney San Francisco – Warning Signs of Harassment and Discrimination

San Francisco employment discrimination attorneys explain how employees might spot unlawful harassment and discrimination
Employment discrimination and harassment are still prevalent, even in today’s high tech workplace. Recent and well-publicized allegations involving harassment of or discrimination toward female engineers at San Francisco’s best known tech companies make it clear that, even in today’s economy, employees in […]

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Discrimination, Harassment|

How to Respond to Retaliation at Work

In addition to protecting employees from discrimination and harassment, federal and state laws protect employees from being subjected to retaliation for reporting or refusing to participate in unlawful conduct.
Defining Retaliation
Unlawful retaliation occurs when an employee is punished for participating in a legally protected action, such as reporting discrimination or harassment to management, human resources, or […]

May 11th, 2017|Categories: Unlawful Termination|

Discrimination Lawyer San Francisco — 5 Examples of Disability Discrimination

San Francisco discrimination lawyers discuss common forms of disability discrimination
Discrimination against disabled employees and job applicants occurs in San Francisco, as it does elsewhere. Those subjected may not recognize disability discrimination or understand their rights when it occurs. An employment discrimination lawyer in San Francisco is in the best position to advise clients who believe […]

May 4th, 2017|Categories: Discrimination|

Five Common Employee Compensation Issues

San Francisco employment lawyers can help executives and employees resolve legal issues concerning compensation
When executives and other employees are not paid the compensation they earned or are entitled to, or are deprived of fair pay due to discrimination, a San Francisco employment lawyer can help. The five situations described below are common compensation issues that […]

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Compensation Issues|

San Francisco Discrimination Lawyers – How to Identify Retaliation in the Workplace

Discrimination lawyers in San Francisco explain how employees can recognize an employer’s unlawful retaliation
State and federal laws protect employees from retaliation for complaining about or reporting employment discrimination. The same laws protect employees who assist those who have been or are being subjected to discrimination. An employee in or near San Francisco who has been […]

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Discrimination|