DFEH News

  • July 28, 2021: DFEH Special Update: Hiring Newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • July 7, 2021: DFEH Sues California Gaming Companies for Equal Pay Violations, Sex Discrimination, and Sexual Harassment. View press release (PDF)
  • July 7, 2021: New release: DFEH's July newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • June 22, 2021: DFEH Special Update: Hiring Newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • June 17, 2021: DFEH releases Harassment Prevention Guide for California Housing Providers: View the guide in English (PDF)
  • June 2, 2021: Domino’s Pizza Franchisee Good Guys Pizza, Inc. To Pay $165,000 To Resolve DFEH Sexual Harassment Lawsuit. View press release English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF)
  • May 13, 2021: New release: DFEH's May newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • May 6, 2021: DFEH Holds Civil Rights Hearing on Algorithms and Bias. View press release (PDF)
  • May 5, 2021: DFEH releases updated DFEH Housing Information on COVID-19 FAQ. View the FAQ in English (PDF)
  • May 4, 2021: DFEH releases DFEH Healthcare Information on COVID-19 FAQ: View the FAQ in English (PDF)
  • April 27, 2021: Now live: Report Discriminatory Applications and Advertisements to DFEH
  • March 24, 2021: DFEH Special Update: New Pregnancy & Bonding Leave App. View newsletter (PDF)
  • March 9, 2021: New release: DFEH's March newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • March 4, 2021: DFEH launches Keep California Fair education campaign. View website and campaign materials in English or Spanish.
  • February 17, 2021: DFEH Special Update: Employer Pay Reporting Newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • February 16, 2021: DFEH Lauches Online Portal for Pay Data Reporting. View press release (PDF)
  • February 3, 2021: DFEH Litigation against RIOT GAMES, INC. View Litigation Notice (PDF)
  • February 2, 2021: New release: DFEH's February newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • January 19, 2021: New DFEH Toolkit: Family, Medical, and Pregnancy Disability Leave for Employees. View Toolkit (PDF)
  • DECEMBER 24, 2019: DFEH releases new, required posters for employers. View DFEH posters
  • DECEMBER 23, 2019: DFEH Settles Race-Based Hairstyle Discrimination Case Against Business Resource Group. View press release (PDF)
  • DECEMBER 17, 2019: DFEH Settles Religious Discrimination Case Against San Diego County Homeowners Association. View press release (PDF)
  • NOVEMBER 21, 2019: DFEH Updates the Sexual Harassment Prevention Training FAQ (PDF).
  • NOVEMBER 4, 2019: DFEH updates the S.B. 1343 Employer FAQ (PDF).
  • NOVEMBER 4, 2019: DFEH releases video on employment rights for formerly incarcerated individuals. Watch video on YouTube
  • NOVEMBER 4, 2019: DFEH releases video on the fair housing rights for formerly incarcerated individuals. Watch video on YouTube
  • OCTOBER 28, 2019: Attorney General Becerra, DFEH Director Kish Lead Multistate Coalition in Support of Lawsuit Protecting Access to Critical Information on Pay Discrimination. View press release (PDF)
  • OCTOBER 4, 2019: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination and Harassment Case Against JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA. View press release (PDF)
  • OCTOBER 4, 2019: Modesto Apartment Complex Owner Meadow Lakes, LLC, to Pay $50,000 to Settle Housing Disability Discrimination Case. View press release (PDF)
  • SEPTEMBER 25, 2019: DFEH Settles Retaliation Case Against American City Business Journals, Inc. View press release (PDF)
  • SEPTEMBER 17, 2019: 99 Cents Only Stores to pay $1.2 Million to Settle Sexual Harassment and Assault Cases. View press release (PDF)
  • SEPTEMBER 12, 2019: DFEH updates the S.B. 1343 Employer FAQs (PDF).
  • JULY 26, 2019: DFEH Settles Sex and National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit Against Kern County Employer and Landlord. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 24, 2019: DFEH Settles Housing Disability Discrimination Case Against Adams West, Bedford Group. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 11, 2019: DFEH and KajSong Corporation Reach Settlement in Disability Discrimination Case. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 1, 2019: DFEH Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Venture Capital Partnership. View press release (PDF)
  • JUNE 28, 2019: Know Your Rights - Reentry Edition. View event flyer (PDF) or register at eventbrite.
  • JUNE 17, 2019: DFEH Settles Sexual Harassment Case Against the City of Cypress Police Department. View press release (PDF)
  • JUNE 12, 2019: DFEH Files Enforcement Action to Compel Riot Games, Inc. To Provide Employee Pay Information. View press release (PDF)
  • MAY 23, 20199: Los Angeles Automobile Financing Company to pay $6.2 Million for Discriminating Against Women, Court Rules. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • MAY 22, 2019: Canal Farms To Pay $150,000 To Settle DFEH Sexual Harassment Lawsuit. View press release (PDF)
  • MAY 15, 2019: Beverage Manufacturer and Distributor to Pay $80,000 to Settle DFEH Gender Discrimination Suit. View press release (PDF)
  • MAY 8, 2019: DFEH and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Reach Settlement in Employment Religious Discrimination Case. View press release (PDF)
  • MAY 7, 2019: CFB Inc. To Pay $165,000 To Settle DFEH Sexual Harassment Lawsuit. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 30, 2019: Ramco Enterprises, LP To Pay $600,000 To Settle DFEH Sexual Harassment Complaint. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • MARCH 26, 2019: DFEH Settles Marital and Familial Status and Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawsuit Against Ventura County Landlords. View press release (PDF)
  • JANUARY 23, 2019: DFEH Settles Employment Disability Discrimination Case against Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc. View press release (PDF)
  • JANUARY 22, 2019: DFEH Settles Employment Disability Discrimination Case Against Fresno Manufacturer. View press release (PDF)
  • JANUARY 17, 2019: DFEH Settles Familial Status Housing Discrimination Case in Half Moon Bay. View press release (PDF)
  • JANUARY 16, 2019: DFEH Settles Familial Status Housing Discrimination Case in Castro Valley. View press release (PDF)
  • JANUARY 8, 2019: DFEH Settles Employment Discrimination Case Against San Diego Credit Union. View press release (PDF)
  • JANUARY 7, 2019: DFEH Settles National Origin Discrimination Case Against Orange County Landlord. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • DECEMBER 27, 2018: DFEH Announces 2019 Civil Rights Honors Program. View press release (PDF)
  • DECEMBER 17, 2018: DFEH Settles Workplace Sexual Harassment Case Against Solo Legal Practitioner. View press release (PDF)
  • DECEMBER 17, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against San Diego Senior Housing Complex. View press release (PDF)
  • DECEMBER 13, 2018: DFEH Settles Housing Discrimination Case Against the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles. View press release (PDF)
  • DECEMBER 3, 2018: DFEH Settles Employment Disability Discrimination Case Against Save Mart Supermarkets. View press release (PDF)
  • NOVEMBER 28, 2018: DFEH Settles National Origin Discrimination Case Against San Rafael Property Owner. View press release (PDF)
  • NOVEMBER 26, 2018: DFEH Publishes New Online Resources Page for Employers. View press release (PDF)
  • NOVEMBER 6, 2018: DFEH Settles Transgender Discrimination Case Against Orange County Motel. View press release (PDF)
  • NOVEMBER 5, 2018: Federal Court Awards DFEH Over $400,000 in Attorney's Fees in Contempt Litigation with Law School Admission Council. View press release (PDF)
  • OCTOBER 22, 2018: DFEH Obtains Extension of Consent Decree in Pregnancy Disability Discrimination Case. View press release (PDF)
  • OCTOBER 18, 2018: DFEH Settles Employment Disability Discrimination Case against The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. View press release (PDF)
  • OCTOBER 17, 2018: DFEH Settles Three Disability Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuits against Cudahy Landlords and Downey Property Management Company. View press release (PDF)
  • OCTOBER 3, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit against San Mateo County Landlords. View press release (PDF)
  • SEPTEMBER 17, 2018: DFEH Settles Sexual Harassment Case Against Marin County Landlord. View press release (PDF)
  • SEPTEMBER 5, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against County of Los Angeles. View press release (PDF)
  • AUGUST 15, 2018: A Farm Labor Contractor Improved Employment Conditions for Grape Pickers. View press release (PDF)
  • AUGUST 10, 2018: DFEH Settles Housing Discrimination Case Against Los Angeles Property Manager. View press release (PDF)
  • AUGUST 8, 2018: DFEH Settles Housing Discrimination Case Against San Diego Property Manager. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 30, 2018: Landlord to Pay $35,000 to Settle Housing Discrimination Case Involving Emotional Support Animals. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 30, 2018: DFEH Settles Housing Discrimination Lawsuit against Santa Cruz Landlords, Property Management Company, and Onsite Manager for Disability Discrimination. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 24, 2018: DFEH Settles Religious Discrimination Case Against a Wingstop Franchise in San Diego County. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 17, 2018: DFEH Settles Marital Status Housing Discrimination Case Against San Diego Property Owner and Manager. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 17, 2018: DFEH Settles Employment Discrimination Case against Pasadena Rehabilitation Center. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 16, 2018: DFEH Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case against Kitty Kat Bar in Huntington Park. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 16, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against Bay Area Property Owner and Management Company. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 11, 2018: DFEH Settles “English-Only” Case Against Forever 21 Retail, Inc. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • JULY 10, 2018: DFEH Issues Sample Equal Employment Opportunity Policy For California Employers. View press release (PDF)
  • JULY 9, 2018: DFEH Settles Housing Reasonable Accommodation Case Against Homeowners’ Association. press release (PDF)
  • JUNE 12, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against Los Angeles Landlord and Property Management Company. press release (PDF)
  • JUNE 4, 2018: DFEH Online Case Filing System Now Available in Spanish. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • MAY 17, 2018: DFEH and California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Resolve Disability Discrimination Case. View press release (PDF)
  • MAY 16, 2018: DFEH Settles Sexual Harassment Case Against Crescent City Bulb Farm. View press release (PDF)
  • MAY 16, 2018: DFEH Settles Case against Santa Barbara Landlord for Familial Status Discrimination. View press release (PDF)
  • MAY 14, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • MAY 10, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against Auburn Rental Property Owner. View press release (PDF)
  • MAY 2, 2018: DFEH Sues San Diego Crunch Fitness for Discriminating Against Transgender Member. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 30, 2018: DFEH Settles Familial Status Discrimination Case on Behalf of Four Families. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 24, 2018: DFEH Settles Employment Discrimination Case Against Compton Unified School District. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 19, 2018: DFEH Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.
  • APRIL 18, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Claims Against Berkeley Honda Autocenter. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • APRIL 11, 2018: DFEH Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case against East County Glass and Window. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 10, 2018: DFEH to Survey Employers about their Anti-Harassment and Diversity Policies. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 10, 2018: DFEH Settles Familial Status Discrimination Case Against Montebello Landlord. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 9, 2018: DFEH Settles Housing Discrimination Case Against San Diego Homeowner’s Association. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 5, 2018: DFEH Settlement Results in Reasonable Accommodation Policies for Tens of Thousands of Low-Income Residents of Los Angeles. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 4, 2018: DFEH Creates Advisory Group to Study Local Enforcement of State Employment Anti-Discrimination Law. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • MARCH 29, 2018: DFEH Obtains Temporary Restraining Order against Santa Rosa Landlord. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • MARCH 27, 2018: DFEH Settles Case against Landlords, Property Management Company, and Homeowners Association for Familial Status Discrimination. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • MARCH 27, 2018: DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against Owner of Luxury Apartments. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • MARCH 23, 2018: FEH Council to hold public hearing on civil rights in California’s Central Valley on April 20, 2018. View more information (PDF) and register for the event via the Google doc.
  • 23 DE MARZO 2018: El Consejo de Igualdad en el Empleo y la Vivienda va a tener una audiencia gratuita y pública sobre derechos civiles en la Valle Central el 20 de Abril 2018. Para mas información (PDF) y para registrarse para el evento haga clic
  • MARCH 15, 2018: DFEH Settles Sexual Harassment Case Against Dublin Unified School District. View press release (PDF)
  • MARCH 6, 2018: Federal Court Holds Law School Admission Council in Contempt for Violations of DFEH Consent Decree in Disability Case. View press release (PDF)
  • JANUARY 29, 2018: Vegetable Farm to Pay $40,000 to Settle DFEH Religious Discrimination Suit. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • JANUARY 24, 2018: DFEH Settles Claims Against Nevelex Corporation for Race and Disability Discrimination and Retaliation. View press release in English (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF)
  • NOVEMBER 17, 2016: DFEH settles housing discrimination case for $575.000. View press release (PDF)
  • OCTOBER 14, 2016: DFEH obtains temporary restraining order to halt eviction of family during discrimination investigation. View press release (PDF)
  • SEPTEMBER 14, 2016: Court rules that Los Angeles financing company discriminated against women with subprime automobile loans. View press release (PDF)
  • SEPTEMBER 7, 2016: Workplace Justice Summit Brings Together Stakeholders to Bolster Collaboration in Combating Discrimination and Retaliation. View press release (PDF)
  • AUGUST 25, 2016: Workplace Justice Summit III. Sept. 7-8 in Los Angeles. For more information (PDF) To register for this event
  • AUGUST 25, 2016: Community Based Problem Solving training session. Sept. 15, Carson, CA.
    For more information (PDF)
    To register for this event
  • AUGUST 9, 2016: DFEH settles housing case on behalf of 85-year-old with disabilities. View in English (PDF), in Español (PDF)
  • JULY 22, 2016: Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Holly A. Thomas, 36, of Brooklyn, N.Y. as deputy director of executive programs at the Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
  • MAY 11, 2016: DFEH Creates Task Force to Study Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. View press release (PDF)
  • APRIL 15, 2016: DFEH issues new fact sheet on workplace rights for members of the military and veterans. View fact sheet (PDF)
  • APRIL 1, 2016: DFEH issues summary of new employment regulations. View summary (PDF)
  • FEBRUARY 17, 2016: DFEH Issues Guidance for California Employers on Transgender Employees. View press release (PDF)
  • JANUARY 25, 2016: DFEH Settles Sexual Harassment Case against Sandhu Brothers Growers in Stanislaus County. View in English (PDF), in Spanish (PDF)
  • JANUARY 11, 2016: DFEH co-sponsors the 2016 USF Law Review and Center for Law and Ethics Symposium on January 29. Housing for Vulnerable Populations and the Middle Class: Revisiting Housing Rights and Policies in a Time of Expanding Crisis. Learn more and register.
  • DECEMBER 17, 2015: The Irvine Co. and Irvine Apartment Communities Will Pay $175,000 to Settle DFEH Disability Discrimination Housing Lawsuit. View press release (PDF)
  • NOVEMBER 5, 2015: DFEH Wins Race and Sex Discrimination Court Case. View press release (PDF)
  • OCTOBER 29, 2015: DFEH Settles Sexual Harassment Case Against Los Primos Restaurant. View in English (PDF), in Spanish (PDF)
  • AUGUST 11, 2015: Department of Fair Employment and Housing Sues Los Angeles Financing Company For Sex Discrimination In Subprime Automobile Loans To Women. View press release (PDF)
  • AUGUST 7, 2015: Federal Court upholds most of Panel's Report in DFEH Settlement with Law School Admissions Council. View Court Order (PDF)
  • JUNE 3, 2015: Director Kevin Kish named one of California's top Labor and Employment Lawyers by the Daily Journal. View the Daily Journal article (PDF)
  • MARCH 19, 2015: DFEH Settles Farmworkers Sexual Discrimination Case. View press release (PDF)

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