It is well-known that there is a significant pay gap that exists between men and women in the United States. This persists across states and across most industries. These statistics are present despite the Equal Pay Act (EPA) of 1963. The EPA is a federal law that makes it illegal for discrimination to be made in regard to wages on the basis of an employee's gender.
While workplace harassment is often discussed as if it's a woman's problem, the reality is that anyone can be a victim of workplace harassment. Men also face harassment in the workplace, many times dealing with sexual harassment.
If you are currently unemployed in California, you may be entitled to unemployment insurance (UI) benefits. These can be a lifeline for those who are struggling as a result of becoming unemployed through no fault of their own.