Recent Employment Discrimination Claims against Investment Technology Company Wilshire Analytics and the U.S. Postal Service

Last week, our attorneys reported another interesting age, gender and race discrimination case in Los Angeles County. In this case, a former president of a reputable investment technology company called Wilshire Analytics sued her former employer and its founder, Chairman and CEO Dennis A. Tito alleging that she was te...

You Are Protected Against Sexual Harassment At Work

The term "sexual harassment" is all over the news: for example, the $20 million settlement paid out to Gretchen Carlson, a TV host who accused former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes of pervasive sexual harassment over several years. California has strong laws against sexual harassment that our employment law attorneys a...

Workplace Retaliation Claims Rose in 2015 and LA Settles Yet Another Multi-Million Dollar Discrimination Case

A former City of Los Angeles gardener received a $3.8 million settlement after a jury found that he was subjected to disability and race discrimination. The gardener worked for the city for 20 years before being forced to retire in 2010 after experiencing harassment and disability for having a mental disability and for...

$7 Million Age And Disability Discrimination Verdict Against Major Newspaper

A jury awarded an award winning columnist $7.1 million after finding that the Los Angeles Times discriminated against him due to his age and disability. In this blog post, we will provide a brief overview of age discrimination and disability discrimination claims. We will also explain how the law protects employees aga...

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...