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Sexual assault website reveals dark underbelly of LA cocktail industry

Posted on April 26, 2017

The hospitality industry is slowly coming to terms with a reality it has long known about but neglected to address. It is becoming harder and harder to deny that the dangers of sexual assault exist […]

Disney says ‘let it go’ to anti-poaching lawsuit with $100 million settlement

Posted on April 21, 2017

Disney may be giving joy to millions of people through its films. However, some of the studio’s policies have left employees feeling unhappy and frustrated. In an unusual move for a company known to rarely […]

Cheerleaders accuse NFL of conspiracy to suppress wages

Posted on April 17, 2017

With their fluffy pompoms, big smiles and infectious energy, cheerleaders always look fabulous during their performances. However, few people know about the hard work and hours of rehearsals that go into perfecting each routine, often […]

Manpower workers to get $2.9 million settlement in wage lawsuit

Posted on March 31, 2017

A $2.9 million deal to settle one of several wage and hour class action lawsuits against Manpower Inc. has received preliminary approval from a California federal judge. Manpower Inc., a staffing agency, was accused of […]

Transit board to pay $8 million to Muni operators in overtime lawsuit

Posted on March 27, 2017

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) approved an $8 million settlement in an overtime lawsuit brought by the city’s Muni operators. Lead plaintiff Darryl A. Stitt, a former Muni operator, filed the lawsuit in […]

Labor Department sues Oracle for pay and hiring discrimination

Posted on March 21, 2017

The U.S. Labor Department filed a complaint against Oracle America for allegedly paying its white male workers more than other employees. The technology company was also accused of illegally favoring Asian job seekers when hiring […]

California State University employee files discrimination lawsuit

Posted on March 15, 2017

A former administrative support assistant at California State University (CSU), Sacramento, said she was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for complaining about racial discrimination and her employer’s failure to pay overtime. Lucelina Arias-Melendez filed a complaint against […]

Costco drivers win $2 million in wage and overtime lawsuit

Posted on March 09, 2017

A $2 million settlement provided drivers for Costco Wholesale Corp. with some long-awaited relief in a wage and hour dispute. Lead plaintiff Douglas Thompson sued the retailer on behalf of 882 current and former industrial drivers […]

Ex-bank manager sues Wells Fargo for whistleblower retaliation

Posted on March 03, 2017

A former branch manager at Wells Fargo filed a wrongful termination and whistleblower retaliation lawsuit against the troubled bank. Diana Duenas-Brown alleged she was fired in retaliation for reporting the bank’s wrongdoing. She also claimed […]

Spec Formliners sued for gender-based pay discrimination

Posted on January 31, 2017

A concrete liner company based in Santa Ana, California, has been accused of paying a female sales representative less than a male coworker doing the same job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed […]

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