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California misclassified property workers

Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit

Posted on September 29, 2017

A recent case serves as an important reminder about the protections that California labor laws provide to workers. Employers can be liable if they misclassify their workers and fail to comply with wage and overtime […]

Venture Capitalist Sexual Harassment

Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal

Posted on September 19, 2017

Silicon Valley has recently been hit by a series of complaints about inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Not long ago, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down amid allegations of sexual harassment within the ride-hail company. […]

San Francisco Whistleblower Lawsuit

San Francisco attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city

Posted on September 06, 2017

A former deputy city attorney won a wrongful termination and whistleblower lawsuit against the city of San Francisco. The San Francisco Superior Court jury awarded Joanna Hoeper over $2 million for lost earnings and emotional […]

Online Sexual Harassment

Naked photo sent on LinkedIn thrusts online sexual harassment into spotlight

Posted on August 31, 2017

Sexual harassment in the workplace is unlawful. But what happens when the alleged harassment takes place outside the office, online over a social media platform? A Los Angeles court is going to be deciding on […]

Owed Wages and Overtime

Vending company delivery drivers demand owed wages and overtime

Posted on August 04, 2017

Sometimes employers who prioritize their company’s bottom line choose to cut corners by not paying workers their due wages. Delivery drivers often end up feeling pressure from their managers to do more in less time […]

VA Sexual Harassment Complaint

California considers expanding overtime pay to more workers

Posted on July 28, 2017

A larger number of California workers could soon be eligible for overtime pay, thanks to new legislation being examined in the state Senate. Under AB 1565, employers would have to extend overtime pay to salaried […]

Racial Discrimination and Retaliation Lawyer

African American worker sues Tesla for racial discrimination and retaliation

Posted on July 21, 2017

For one African American assembly line worker, being hired to work at Tesla was a dream come true until he became the victim of harassment and racial discrimination. He has now sued the electric carmaker […]

Denied Meal Breaks

DoorDash to pay delivery workers $5 million in misclassification lawsuit

Posted on July 14, 2017

As on-demand food delivery services such as GrubHub and UberEats grow in popularity, their business practices are coming under increasing scrutiny, often accompanied by legal trouble. One such company is DoorDash, which was hit with […]

San Francisco Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Attorney

Former line cook files sexual harassment lawsuit against San Francisco restaurant

Posted on July 07, 2017

Despite recent progress to improve what is often a difficult workplace environment for women, stories about sexual harassment and discrimination in the restaurant industry continue to appear in the media. In a recent case, a […]

Misclassified Worker Overtime Lawsuit

Misclassified Kaiser hospital workers awarded $500,000 in overtime lawsuit

Posted on June 29, 2017

California hospital housekeepers recently emerged victorious in an overtime class action lawsuit filed against their employers, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and hospital services company Xanitos. A federal judge approved a $500,000 settlement in the case, describing […]

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