Employee Rights Update: Sex Discrimination, Immigration, & Hiring

In this segment of Danz' 'Weekly Employee Rights Update', we aim to provide our subscribers with educational and timely information from recent cases and laws. Enjoy. (1) Have you been subjected to sex-based discrimination? The recent Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins case may forever change how sexual discriminati...

Whistleblower Protection for California Employees

As a Los Angeles employment law firm with offices throughout California, a large percentage of our cases involve whistleblower protection for employees, due to their reporting of illegal activities. In fact, California Labor Code 1102.5 prohibits not only reporting (internally or to a governmental agency) but als...

Danz’ Weekly Employee Rights Update

In this segment of Danz' 'Weekly Employee Rights Update', we aim to provide educational and timely information from recent cases and laws. (1) If you're used to waiving your second meal period, you may be out of luck. A recent court of appeals decision in California ruled that employees who work longer than tw...

Whistleblower Protection: One Employee Gets Two Big Wins!

As a Los Angeles employment law firm we represent whistle blowers in many industries, such as pharma, aerospace and health care. Rarely if ever does one whistle blower win two federal false claims suit, and never until now has it happened in two unrelated industries. "Real Housewives of New Jersey" start Jim Marches...

Workplace Discrimination Update; Changing Landscape of Pregnant Worker Discrimination and Employer Designation

In a recent Supreme Court decision, the workplace discrimination field of Pregnancy Discrimination changed overnight. The Court in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. held that the burden shifting analysis of McDonnell Douglas, which has applied to disparate treatment cases since 1973, is now applicable to Preg...