Legislators try very hard to obtain gender equality in the workplace. A new California law that prohibits companies from paying female employees lower salaries than males if they do similar jobs came into force on Jan. 1. However, women on all levels of the employment ladder may be vulnerable to discrimination when they decide to start a family -- even those in high profile jobs in Beverly Hills.
In the 1960s, a popular slogan of young people was "Don't trust anyone over 30." Unfortunately, many of the same people who uttered these words back in the day are seeing this attitude being used against them in the form of age discrimination in the workplace.