Retaliation For Unsafe Working Conditions & Your Rights

Have you seen the television show Desperate Housewives? One of the actresses appearing on the show, Nicolette Sheridan, sued the production company under Labor Code section 6310 alleging she was terminated in retaliation for a complaint she filed alleging battery by the show's producer. This post will discuss Labor Co...

Age and Disability Discrimination in the Entertainment Industry

A California court this week heard arguments in a case by a former “The Young and the Restless” star who claims she was retaliated against. The Complaint’s main allegation is that Sony Pictures refused to rehire Actress victoria Rowell after she quit over supposed racial discrimination in the soap opera field. Ho...

Workplace Discrimination: 2015 Ushers in New Era of Age Violation

As Economy Forces Older Workers to Remain at Work, Workplace Discrimination Climbs: Recent Cases Involve Newport Beach Firefighters Suing their Department and a $26 Million Verdict to a Staples Facilities Manager Suing under Workplace Age Discrimination A recent workplace age discrimination lawsuit brought by ...

Sexual Harassment: Basics, Abusive Conduct, & Retaliation

Basics of Sexual Harassment Law in California Current law in California makes certain employment practices unlawful. These illegal practices include the sexual harassment of an employee directly by the employer or indirectly by agents of the employer with the employer's knowledge. The law requires employers t...