Category archives: Employment Law

U.S. Department of Labor Asserts Certain Wage Theft Scenarios Constitute Modern Day Slavery

San Francisco Based Employee Rights Attorney Battles For Fair Pay In 1863, when Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, slavery was made illegal. And while most Americans denounce our country’s…

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City of Westminster Sued by Employee Citing Anti-Semitic and Anti-Latino Treatment

[caption id="attachment_1834" align="alignleft" width="336"] Attorney James DeSimone with Client Eliyahu Jesse Cortez Levy[/caption] Westminster, CA – April 25, 2019 – A City of Westminster employee filed a lawsuit in OC…

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California Employees Can Look Forward to Positive and Significant Workplace Changes

In the interest of employee rights and concerns, California Governor Jerry Brown signed significant and positive employee-friendly legislation that took  effect January 1, 2019. The bills Governor Brown signed cover…

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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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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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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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