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Another television star accused of harassment: Charlie Rose

The television journalist Charlie Rose has been accused by eight women of sexual harassment. All of the women worked with Rose at PBS during his career at as a renowned interviewer there. According to the women, Rose groped them, disrobed in front of them and made unwanted sexual advances. According to one of the women, Rose touched her inappropriately while whispering sexually in her ear at a company event.

What steps can I take if I'm being sexually harassed?

Countless women are sexually harassed in California at their workplaces. In fact, this behavior is so common that many women simply try to ignore it and hope that it goes away. The problem is that it usually never goes away and only gets worse.

The chronology of an EEOC discrimination complaint

If you're facing a discrimination problem at your California workplace, you may need to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to gain traction to resolve the issue. Let's take a look at the process of filing an EEOC discrimination complaint.

Were you the victim of pregnancy discrimination?

Sometimes a California worker plans on getting pregnant, and sometimes the pregnancy comes as a complete surprise. Regardless how you became pregnant, though, California state and U.S. federal laws protect you from being discriminated against by your employer due to your reproductive status.

7 questions you must ask yourself if you think you are the victim of workplace discrimination

Despite the fact that both federal and California law prohibit various types of workplace discrimination, it still happens far too often. In some cases, employers will even use company reorganizations or reductions-in-force as an excuse when they illegally fire workers for discriminatory or retaliatory reasons.

Company Downsizing Is No Excuse For Illegal Workplace Discrimination

Even though there are various laws in place to prevent such actions, some California employers have been known to use company reorganizations and reductions-in-force (RIF) as an excuse to illegally discriminate against employees.

Age discrimination is a growing problem in California tech sector

California's technology industry has been around for a very long time, and now with the baby-boomer generation approaching retirement and the next generation passing 50, many in technology's workforce are getting gray. However, as we all know, employers -- especially the largest corporations -- are less loyal to their longstanding employees than ever, and some are claiming that the biggest tech firms are promoting ageist hiring and firing policies.

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