Catering workers at Los Angeles airport sue for unpaid overtime

Under California law, employers must pay employees all their wages in a timely manner. This also applies to overtime pay for all hours worked. If an employer is violating the rights of…

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Cheesecake Factory sued for firing worker in retaliation for discrimination complaint

A former Cheesecake Factory employee filed a wrongful termination and retaliation lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the popular restaurant chain. She was allegedly fired in retaliation for complaining about a…

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Bay Area teacher sues school district for firing her over sexual harassment complaint

An elementary school teacher sued the Mountain View Whisman School District for wrongful termination and for retaliating against her after she reported her colleague’s alleged sexual harassment. Instead of protecting her from…

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Former executive sues Unity Technologies CEO for sexual harassment

In the aftermath of the Me Too movement, there has been a lot of media coverage focusing on reports of sexual harassment in the tech industry and the associated problems with the…

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Jury rules in favor of Home Depot worker in wrongful termination case

Just because a person is disabled does not mean they must stop working. Under disability law, employers are required to discuss reasonable accommodations with disabled employees. A reasonable accommodation can be any…

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Four Seasons florist sues employer for discrimination and wrongful termination

Four Seasons florist sues employer for discrimination and wrongful termination

Some employers believe they can get away with certain unfair, or even illegal, behavior when employees are unaware of their rights. Employees may also fear losing their jobs or other negative consequences…

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

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

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…

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Whistleblower wins $25 million after suing his employer

Whistleblower wins $25 million after suing his employer

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…

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California State University employee files discrimination lawsuit

California State University employee files discrimination lawsuit

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…

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