Hadsell Stormer & Renick and AAAJ-LA bring claims on behalf of Vietnamese nail salon workers for unlawful wage and hour practices and retaliation for their complaints of abuse and mistreatment. When the workers spoke out against the unlawful conduct, their employers fired them. In a multi-billion dollar nail salon industry, nail salon workers are often exploited and mistreated. After years of abuse, these workers are speaking out against their employers. This lawsuit seeks to bring an end to these despicable practices and to provide justice to hardworking individuals.
On Wednesday, Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP along with Washington D.C.-based Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, and New York City-based Valli Kane and Vagnini, LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of former "Young and the Restless" star Victoria Rowell alleging that she was retaliated against by CBS, Sony Pictures, and other media companies in charge of the show's production following her campaign to increase diversity in the daytime soap opera industry.
Sexual harassment in the workplace is not uncommon. But many workers in Los Angeles may not even realize when they are a victim of sexual harassment because they presume inappropriate physical touching is required. It is not.
A former Burbank deputy police chief who claimed he was demoted and then fired for complaining about racial discrimination and sexual harassment within the department was awarded $1.29 million Monday by a downtown Los Angeles jury.
They help secure our communities. The 35,000 people that work in our federal prisons face violence from inmates every day at work. Hoping to provide us all with more secure communities, these people help keep over 214,000 inmates off our streets. Aside from the violence and harassment they face from inmates, the workers of the Federal Bureau of Prisons are facing a systemic problem of workplace retaliation.