Employers, particularly in California, must be concerned with compliance with the often inconsistent laws pertaining to harassment and discrimination.
Federal and state anti-discrimination laws prohibit employers from hiring, promoting or discharging employees based on race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin and ancestry, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, perceived or actual mental or physical disabilities and religion/creed. RPNA works with small and large employers alike to provide harassment and discrimination training, defense and preventative advice pertaining to this very specific area of the law. Our attorneys understand how to effectively communicate harassment and discrimination policies and procedures to companies and their employees, and we assist clients to devise tailored programs that are speciafic to their unique culture and industry.
State and federal law require employers to execute prompt and fair investigations whenever an employee makes an allegation of harassment. RPNA is there, actively advising clients on how to deal with legally mandated investigations.
Our solid shield of defense for clients accused of harassment, discrimination and retaliation under state and federal laws spans the full scope of related statues, including the: