Unruh Civil Rights Act

This bill requires a person that submits a bid or proposal to, or otherwise proposes to enter into or renew a contract with, a state agency with respect to any contract in the amount of $100,000 or more to certify, under penalty of perjury, at the time the bid or proposal is submitted or the contract is renewed that it is in compliance with the

Johnson v. Riverside Healthcare Sys., 516 F.3d 759 (9th Cir. 2008)

Christopher Lynn Johnson alleged he was discriminated against on the basis of his race and sexual orientation and asserted claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, the Unruh Civil Rights Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The district court granted defendants’ motion to dismiss, and the Ninth Circuit affirmed, holding that

Bates v. United Parcel Serv., 511 F.3d 974 (9th Cir. 2007) (en banc)

One of the requirements applied by UPS to those applicants seeking to drive the familiar brown “package cars” was that they pass the physical examination (including a hearing exam) that the DOT requires of drivers of commercial vehicles of a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of at least 10,001 pounds. (UPS’s

Bass v. County of Butte, 2006 WL 2348467 (9th Cir. 2006)

Allison Bass and two co-workers asserted employment discrimination claims against the County of Butte based upon the county’s alleged failure to accommodate their work-related disabilities. Plaintiffs alleged violation of the Unruh Civil Rights Act and the Disabled Persons Act on the theory that the two state statutes incorporated Title I (the anti-discrimination provision)