Fail to Pay Wages? Go To Jail

At least that's what seems to be possible under a new scheme of prosecution begun by the United States Department of Labor, operating under the Fair Labor Standards Act recently while going after the owners of the Wilshire West Car Washes in Los Angeles. The US DOL went after the owners of the car washes (there ...

Whistleblower Brings Down Multi-Million Dollar Healthcare Scam

Misha Kim was a receptionist for Greatcare Home Healthcare, a Los Angeles based home health care company, started by nurse Hee Jung Mun (a.k.a. Angela Mun) and Dr. Wan Sihl Kim (a.k.a. Victoria Kim, no relation to Misha). According to Misha, once she began working there, she realized that nearly the entirety of t...

Pressure on the Pregnant from Pier 1

It Doesn't Pay to be Pregnant at Pier 1. Literally. An employee has filed suit in the Superior Court of California in Santa Clara County against the home decorations store for violations of pregnancy leave laws related to her experiences there this year. Kimberly Erin Caselman had worked for the company for ...

Strippers and Nurses Unite!!

Department of Fair Employment and HousingStrippers and Nurses Unite!! Well, not really. In a coincidental happenstance that is probably the subject of many men's fantasies, strippers and nurses groups have filed similar employment law claims in California recently.  Though the two groups have nothing to do wit...