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Bay Area Employees Union Faces Discrimination Suit

On behalf of , P.C. posted in workplace discrimination on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

The Contra Costa County Public Employees Union Local 1 has had a rough few years, and things have just gotten rougher. The recently ousted general manager has served the union and 11 of its board members with a lawsuit, alleging…

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How A Termination Can Be Deemed ‘Wrongful’

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Monday, August 1, 2016.

Being terminated from a job, whether it was a firing or as part of lay offs, is never fun. Anyone in that situation is going to be upset and have thoughts centered on whether they were treated fairly or not.…

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Wage & Hour Lawsuit Yields Major Windfall For Affected Employees

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wage & hour law on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

The following story deals with a specific restaurant with four locations in a small area outside of California. But the location isn't the crucial part of this story -- it is the wage and hour violation the restaurant committed, and…

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On Workplace Discrimination, And How Victims Should Proceed

On behalf of , P.C. posted in workplace discrimination on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

Everybody wants to perform and act in a setting where they are being treated fairly, regardless of what they are doing. You could be playing sports, raising a child, hanging out with friends or, yes, working at your job --…

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Woman Sues Nursing Company For Wrongful Termination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Monday, June 6, 2016.

A couple of months ago, we wrote a post about wrongful termination and how there are certain circumstances where a company fires or terminates an employee that leads to a lawsuit. This is an important subject, and today, we have a…

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A Few Common Wage & Hour Questions, Answered

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wage & hour law on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Wage and hour laws can be a bit complicated, and learning about them isn't exactly a high priority for many people, even though it is an incredibly important topic. That's understandable, so today we're going to discuss some basic wage…

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Former Jimmy Choo Worker Sues Company For Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in workplace discrimination on Monday, May 9, 2016.

A former employee of Jimmy Choo USA Inc. -- a company known for fashion products, such as handbags and shoes -- has sued the company for workplace discrimination and wrongful termination due to a number of incidents that culminated in…

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Some Situations Where Wrongful Termination Applies

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Monday, April 25, 2016.

When an employee is fired or discharged from their job, it is natural to be angry and upset with your employer. You may think back to some conversations you had with supervisors or conflicting ideas you had with fellow employees,…

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Lawsuit Alleges Wage And Hour Violation By Restaurant

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wage & hour law on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

While the following story didn't occur here in the Bay Area, it is not the location that is important about this story. The wage and hour case brought by the Department of Labor, however, most certainly is. According to the…

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You Have Rights When Searching For A Job

On behalf of , P.C. posted in workplace discrimination on Friday, March 4, 2016.

In our last post, we talked about employees who are illegally fired based on profanity or protected speech that they use. Firing someone is more complex than just saying "you're fired" and escorting the individual off the premises. On the other end…

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