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Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: When to Call an Employment Lawyer

Disabled Person in Wheelchair at Work

California disability laws are intended to allow persons with disabilities the opportunity for employment. To meet this goal, California’s laws have historically offered greater protection to employees than federal law. Employers must provide reasonable accommodation for those applicants and employees who, because of their disability, are unable to perform the ….

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Feldman Browne Olivares Congratulates Lee Feldman for his recognition as one of California’s Top Labor and Employment Lawyers 2017

Feldman Browne Olivares Congratulates Lee Feldman for his recognition as one of California’s Top Labor and Employment Lawyers 2017 July 19, 2017 Plaintiff’s employment attorney Feldman said he has been interested in constitutional rights and discrimination since he was a child, and saw employment law as a natural fit. In 1998 ….

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Verdugo v. Alliantgroup, L.P. (2015) 237 Cal.App.4th 141

Forum Selection Clauses in Employment Agreements May Not Diminish Unwaivable Rights Preserved by the California Labor Code Plaintiff brought a wage and hour class action against her Texas employer and the trial court granted the employer’s motion to stay the suit based on a mandatory forum selection clause in the ….

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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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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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Students Hire Class Action Lawyer in Suit Against School

Students Hire Class Action Lawyer in Suit Against School Students of Paul Mitchell’s cosmetology schools claim they were treated more like employees than like students. Their labor attorney says they should be paid for work they did in the schools’ retail studios –  minimum wage plus overtime. But the schools ….

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