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How Much Do You Get from a Discrimination Lawsuit?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Discrimination in the workplace is more common that we might think it is. An employment discrimination lawsuit is adjudicated in civil courts. This means that the plaintiff, in such cases, the employee, has the burden of proof. In other words, he or she must show evidence that there was discri...

Types of Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Mar 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Discrimination comes in many forms and occurs in different patterns. Some kinds of discrimination are direct, while others are unintended on ancillary. At times, discrimination accompanies or integrates harassment and victimization. Many individuals are treated unfairly at work, school, public...

No Win No Fee Employment Lawyers

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Mar 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Using an employment lawyer can be costly. Even when employees face discrimination, harassment, retaliation or other mistreatment at work and have a solid case, hiring a lawyer and incurring expenses relating to litigation can be cost-prohibitive. In addition to the money issue, there is also...

Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Termination

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jan 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

The statute of limitations is a specific time period allotted for filing certain types of lawsuits. Each type of legal action has a specific filing deadline. If a lawsuit is not filed within this deadline, your lawsuit may not be accepted or heard. After the statute of limitations has run on th...

What to Expect After an EEOC Charge is Filed

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jan 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

Before you can file a lawsuit for discrimination under federal laws such as Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or the Americans with Disabilities Act, you must file what is known as "a charge of discrimination" with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which is ...

Target Discrimination Lawsuit Filed by Former Employee

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Dec 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

A former Target employee has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against the company also alleging retaliation and wrongful termination. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the employee who previously suffered a traumatic brain injury said he was mistreated at work and fired in 20...

Were You Illegally Laid Off?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Employers often adopt the strategy of laying off employees when finances get tight or when there is an economic downturn. Right now, for example, the coronavirus pandemic has led to numerous layoffs not just here in California, but around the country. However, regardless of the financial positi...

Attorney Alleges IMAX Fired Her Due to Her Race and Age

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

  A 57-year-old former company lawyer is suing IMAX Corp. alleging that she was fired back in January because she is Latina and the company wanted younger employees whom they could pay less. According to an NBC news report, Margarita Hernandez's discrimination lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Su...

Wells Fargo Discrimination Settlement

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

  Wells Fargo has agreed to make job offers to 580 applicants and pay $7.8 million in back wages and interest to settle allegations of hiring discrimination by the U.S. Department of Labor. According to a report on Hrdive.com, the allegation stated that the company violated federal law by discri...

Family and Medical Leave in California

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Dec 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Life isn't always predictable. Be it the birth of a child or being hampered by an illness or disability, workers in California can feel vulnerable and helpless in such situations especially with questions over finances and continued employment hovering over their heads. There are a number of...

Differences between CFRA and FMLA

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Oct 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) With the employee landscape changing throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Congress passed the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. At the time of its passage, among other findings, Congress recognized that: the number of single-parent househ...

Protections Against Employment Discrimination

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Aug 06, 2019 | 0 Comments

Employment discrimination occurs when an employee or job applicant is treated unfavorably because of his or her race, skin color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, or age. It is illegal to discriminate in any facet of employment, so workplace discrim...

How The Equal Pay Act Protects You

Posted by Eric Kingsley | May 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Equal Pay Act: Equal Pay for Equal Work, Regardless of Gender Salary inequality accounts for a large amount of sexual discrimination complaints.  Employee's rights are protected against sexual discrimination in compensation under two laws: the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII of the Civil...

UPS Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Aug 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

On August 8, 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release announcing the settlement of a lawsuit against United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS). The suit alleged disability discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and was settled f...

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