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Noe v. Super. Ct. (2015) 237 Cal.App.4th 316

Labor Code Section 226.8 Extends Liability to Any Employer Who is Aware That a Co-Employer Has Willfully Misclassified Their Joint Employees and Fails to Remedy the Misclassification, But the Section Does Not Confer a Private Right of Action. Noe v. Super. Ct. (2015) 237 Cal.App.4th 316 Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) ….

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Reyes v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., 781 F.3d 1185 (9th Cir. 2015)

Certification of a Broader Class than That Originally Requested by Plaintiff Effectively Amended the Complaint, Thereby Justifying Subsequent CAFA Jurisdiction/Removal Even After Initial 30 Days On April 1, 2015,[i] the Ninth Circuit issued two decisions that further defined the scope of amount-in-controversy removal jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act ….

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Case Summary: Henson v. C Overaa & Co. (2015) 238 Cal.App.4th 184

Contractors for Public Works Projects Who Employ Apprentices Need Only Hire Apprentices in the Same Occupation as the Contractor’s Journeymen. Henson v. C Overaa & Co. (2015) 238 Cal.App.4th 184 Plaintiffs, pipefitter apprentices, alleged they lost prevailing wages and on-the-job training hours when the employer refused to hire apprentices from ….

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Wrongful Termination Process with Lawyer Assistance

If you’ve been fired unjustly, the employer could have to pay you much more than the wages he deprived you of. Otherwise, if all the company ever owed you was lost wages, there would be no deterrent in place to discourage such unfair treatment of workers. Therefore, wrongful termination settlements ….

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Wrongful Termination – History, Case Examples, and More

Wrongful Termination – History, Case Examples, and More Workers who feel they lost their jobs unfairly do have legal recourse. Wrongful termination is a broad term that covers many situations and scenarios. Here are some examples of situations where a worker should consult an employment or labor attorney. Losing a ….

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Age Discrimination Attorney Takes on Computer Giant Apple

Age Discrimination Attorney Takes on Computer Giant Apple An attorney who was fired from Apple claims it was because of her age and gender. Her lawsuit against Apple shows that age and gender discrimination happens even to highly paid, successful executives, in companies that ‘should know better.’ She filed her ….

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Working Women No Longer Have to Tolerate Pregnancy Discrimination

Working Women No Longer Have to Tolerate Pregnancy Discrimination It’s a familiar story. A woman becomes pregnant, asks her employer for reasonable accommodations so she can continue working, but gets denied. Naturally she complains. Then the bosses retaliate against her, sometimes severely. The law says they can’t do that. Recently ….

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Five Attorneys at The Feldman Browne Olivares Law Firm Named Among the Best Labor and Employment Lawyers in Los Angeles

Five Attorneys at The Feldman Browne Olivares Law Firm Named Among the Best Labor and Employment Lawyers in Los Angeles Top recognition was awarded to our employment lawyers again. Our firm works exclusively to protect the rights of workers. We obtain maximum compensation for harms caused by employers. Lee Feldman …a ….

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California Employee Rights Law Demands Equal Pay for Woman

California Employee Rights Law Demands Equal Pay for Woman Starting last January, women who demonstrate they are paid less than men for substantially similar work can get more than just a raise to equal pay. That’s what a new employee rights law says. Women can be awarded: All the back ….

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More Women Gain Courage to Help Sexual Harassment Lawyers in Suit Against Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes

More Women Gain Courage to Help Sexual Harassment Lawyers in Suit Against Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes On July 7th Gretchen Carlson, former anchor with Fox News, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against powerful Fox Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. His attorneys immediately invoked an age-old defense tactic. They scorned ….

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