Yearly Archives: 2018

V. James DeSimone Law Obtains $500,000 Punitive Damages

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Awards $500,000 in Punitive Damages Against The Wheel Group for Firing their Employee Because She Had Cancer In the case of Maria Lopez et al.…

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Understanding FMLA and the California Family Rights Act

Ideally, all covered employers would easily understand and have the compassion and resources to comply with the requirements of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California…

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Understanding SB396 – Transgender Work Opportunity Act

Many progressive Californians continue to push against sex discrimination in the workplace under the protections of Title VII of the 1963 Civil Rights Act and recently enacted Senate Bill (SB)…

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It’s Time to Reform Los Angeles Jails

The activist group Reform L.A. Jails’ voice against the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ proposed $3.5 billion budget to expand the jail system was heard loud and clear during…

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Lawsuit filed alleging Race, gender discrimination at Los Angeles World Airport Police Department

Wrongful termination is part of a pattern against African American leaders, according to lawsuit filed by fired lieutenant Aug. 16, 2018 Los Angeles, Calif. — The head of the Los…

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V. James DeSimone: Giving Back to the Community

As a deeply committed advocate for the oppressed, underprivileged, and marginalized of society, early in his career attorney James DeSimone began his career in 1987 representing lower-income families and individuals…

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A Brief History of Gender Discrimination Laws and Milestones

[caption id="attachment_1068" align="alignleft" width="528"] *Photo Attribution: Molly Adams[/caption] It has been nearly 60 years since the Women’s Liberation Movement began in 1960 and the birth control pill was federally approved,…

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Todd Williamson vs Villa Marina Marketplace

Todd Williamson Sues Mall A broken elevator limits mall access for longtime AMC Theatre employee with cerebral palsy and others with disabilities. LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2018 – For an…

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