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...

Election Season Brings Employment Discrimination to the Forefront and News Headlines

With the election season in full swing, one common topic that keeps making national headlines is Donald Trump’s alleged employment discrimination against women. For instance, there have been allegations that Trump only wanted the pretty young women for certain positions in his company. That is both sex discrimination...

Sex/Gender Discrimination, Equal Pay Act Violations, and Retaliation against America’s Largest University System

A lawsuit filed this week against Cal State University, the largest university system in the United States, alleged that its athletic director, Mike Garrett (formerly the athletic director at USC), and the school violated California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) among others.  The Complaint lists vi...

Sex and Gender Discrimination against Pharmaceutical Company Merck and Race Discrimination against Comcast

In the last several weeks, our attorneys reported a large number of sex and gender discrimination lawsuits. One of these was brought by a group of former Merck and Co. female employees. Merck is a U.S. based pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. The former employees brough...

Rising Religious Discrimination in California and Recent Amendments to the Fair Employment and Housing Act

In the last several weeks, our attorneys report a number of religious discrimination lawsuits.  One of these lawsuits was brought by a group of Muslim women on May 2nd against Urth Café in Orange County.  The women, who were wearing traditional Muslim hijabs or covering, allege that they were kicked out because of t...

Pre and Post Pregnancy Discrimination by Frontier Airlines Exemplifies Industry’s Propensity for Employment Discrimination Lawsuits

Earlier in May, four female commercial airline pilots for Frontier Airline filed discrimination complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). Their main allegation is that the airline discriminates against them and other female pilots by not providing “reasonable accommodation” for their...

Transgender Discrimination – Elucian Tech Company $140,000 Settlement for Removing Transgender Employee from Workplace

Transgender discrimination has been the hottest employment law discrimination area in recent months.  In fact, since 2012, employment discrimination against employees as a result of them being transgender has qualified as sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Further, sex discrimination...

Jury Awards $3 Million to a School District’s Employees for Unlawful Retaliation AND An Editor Sues Associated Press for Race Discrimination and Retaliation

Last Friday, a federal jury awarded over $3 million dollars to six current and former employees of a school district.  The employees’ main allegation was that they were demoted and their salaries were reduced as an act of retaliation by the board of trustees due to the employees’ political affiliation during a pri...

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Suit against Jimmy Choo and the Trends behind Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

This week our firm reported an onslaught of discrimination based lawsuits.  One of these was against the famous shoe maker company Jimmy Choo.  The Complaint was filed by its former sales associate, John Ornelas, after he was allegedly harassed by his supervisor and wrongfully discharged from the Beverly Hill’s Rod...

Two Cases that Stood Out this Week involved a Million Dollar Settlement for FMLA Violation as well as Gender and Age Discrimination Claims

The first case was brought by a former laundry room employee of Avalon Health Care, a rehabilitation and medical care company serving over forty one long term care communities in five states.   Her claims included allegations that her former employer allowed her coworkers to harass her with comments pertaining to her...