July 2013 Archives

California doggy daycare sued by former worker for unpaid wages

Under the wage and hour laws of California, employees are offered protections that independent contractors are not, including state-mandated breaks and overtime. One former doggy daycare worker is suing Love Dogs Camp for $142,000 in unpaid wages and penalties, alleging that she was classified as an independent contractor so her pay wouldn't be reported. The woman also claims that the company overworked and underpaid her because of her contractor status.

Workplace discrimination claim results in lawsuit in California

It has been said that hard work never hurt anyone. However, when hard work is associated with discrimination or racial slurs, it's safe to say "hurt" is inevitable. Recently, three Target employees filed lawsuits against the company, citing workplace discrimination.

Workplace discrimination laws could affect California workers

Unfortunately, California workers are not immune to workplace discrimination. Several cases have recently made headlines, and as a result, several articles involving changes to the laws regarding workplace discrimination have made headlines as well. Workers may be interested to learn of the changes taking place.

Employment discrimination is illegal in California

In California and elsewhere, hiring discrimination is illegal. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission has confirmed that a settlement claim has been reached in a case involving discrimination against an African American job seeker. Purportedly, federal employment regulators have come to an agreement with JB Hunt Transport, Inc. addressing the issue of employment discrimination.

Email Us For A Response

Contact Us - Free Initial Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Pasadena Office

128 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
Suite 204
Pasadena, CA 91103

Toll Free: 866-457-2590
Phone: 626-585-9600
Fax: 626-577-7079
Pasadena Law Office Map

Downtown Los Angeles Office (Legal Fund)
250 1st Street
Suite 1201
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: 213-785-6999
Los Angeles Law Office Map