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Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal

Venture Capitalist Sexual Harassment

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 attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city

San Francisco Whistleblower Lawsuit

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 […]

Naked photo sent on LinkedIn thrusts online sexual harassment into spotlight

Online Sexual Harassment

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 […]

Vending company delivery drivers demand owed wages and overtime

Owed Wages and Overtime

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 […]

California considers expanding overtime pay to more workers

VA Sexual Harassment Complaint

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 […]

African American worker sues Tesla for racial discrimination and retaliation

Racial Discrimination and Retaliation Lawyer

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 […]

DoorDash to pay delivery workers $5 million in misclassification lawsuit

Denied Meal Breaks

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 […]

Former line cook files sexual harassment lawsuit against San Francisco restaurant

San Francisco Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Attorney

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 Kaiser hospital workers awarded $500,000 in overtime lawsuit

Misclassified Worker Overtime Lawsuit

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 […]

Whistleblower wins $25 million after suing his employer

Army Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Blowing the whistle on an employer’s illegal actions often carries with it a number of potential risks such as retaliation and legal consequences. For one employer, however, retaliation against a whistleblower led to a $25 […]

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