Want to sue for Defamation?

Many employees believe they have been defamed by their employers when they get bad references, or when other employees are told about the "hideous" deeds some of our clients were accused of engaging in, and for which they were fired. Violations of trade secrets, taking employees with them to new jobs, even sabo...

Public Employment Update

Deborah Edgerly was the former city administrator of the City of Oakland. She brought a lawsuit against the City, alleging retaliatory discharge in retaliation for her refusal to violate charter, code and civil service rules and regulations. She brought her claim under Labor Code 1102.5, a whistle blower protection...

Whistle blower “rules of thumb”

Whistle blowers come from all industries, such as aerospace, health care, financial services, transportation, retail, you name it and we've probably handled it!  There are some misconceptions among the public about who may or may not be a whistle blower and recover for the wrongful termination suffered as a re...

California Government Employee Rights

We find that many of our California government employees clients are not aware that public employees face a multitude of restrictions on their right to sue their employer which are not faced by employees who do not work for public entities.  To make things even more complicated, some restrictions apply to almo...

Aviation-Related Employment Law

AVIATION-RELATED EMPLOYMENT LAW   Lawyer Pilot Bar Association, March 2, 2011   Stephen F. Danz[1]                  Practicing aviation employment law is strikingly similar to any other type of employment law, but with two major differences. First, removal of a state-court complaint is a real possibili...