UCLA Oncologist Wins $13 Million Sex Discrimination case

UCLA Oncologist Wins $13 Million Sex Discrimination case A Los Angeles Superior Court jury found that a female cancer researcher, Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown, was treated unequally by her male colleagues. From 2005 to 2015, Doctor Pinter-Brown’s research focused on lymphoma. According to a CBS Los Angeles story. Doctor ...

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...

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...

Workplace Retaliation Ruling Nets a Nurse $115,000 After Doctor’s Crude Conduct

After a nurse sued for sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, and retaliation, she received $115,000 this week and may even get an additional $84,000 on top of that.  The nurse was an instructor at a hospital who alleged that the medical director, Dr. Craig Manifold, used vulgar langauge and stated that if she and ...

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...