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  • Attorney Carney Shegerian Comments on $36M BofA Class Action Labor Law Settlement

    September 10, 2015

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2015  — Attorney Carney Shegerian, founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination and personal injury firm Shegerian & Associates, released comments on the recent $36 million class action settlement between Bank of America and 365 current and former appraisers. The suit alleged the banking giant misclassified the workers’ status labeling them exempt […]

  • Shegerian & Associates Announces New Personal Injury Practice Areas

    September 1, 2015

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The law offices of Shegerian & Associates are pleased to announce new personal injury legal services. After years of success with employment related cases and repeated requests from clients, Shegerian & Associates will now offer a broad range of personal injury litigation services. These services include cases involving […]

  • How to Talk with Your Employer About Employment Discrimination

    August 31, 2015

    Talking to your employer about employment discrimination may not be the easiest task in the world, but in some cases, it may be absolutely necessary. Many workers may fear retaliation and other adverse reactions from an employer and hesitate to address pressing issues concerning employee rights in the workplace. Still, employees shouldn’t be afraid to […]

  • Los Angeles Attorney Carney Shegerian Comments on EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit Against Amtrak

    August 24, 2015

    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24, 2015 — Attorney Carney Shegerian, founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released comments on a recent EEOC lawsuit filed against railway company Amtrak alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The EEOC alleges the violations occurred when the company rescinded an offer of employment after discovering […]

  • 7 Proven Strategies for Overcoming Age Bias

    August 24, 2015

    Age bias in the workplace can be a tricky issue to resolve. Without the help of an attorney, it can be even more frustrating. Thankfully there are laws in place which qualified attorneys can explain to help employees navigate the often complex path of fighting both age bias and age discrimination. What is age discrimination? […]

  • Attorney Carney Shegerian Comments on Colorado Pregnancy Discrimination

    August 12, 2015

    Attorney Carney Shegerian, founder of the pregnancy discrimination lawyer Los Angeles firm Shegerian & Associates, released comments on a recent ruling against a Colorado county for violation of federal pregnancy discrimination laws. “Once again we’re seeing an employer attempting to use a worker’s pregnancy to exclude and discriminate in a way that violates the 1964 […]

  • 5 Best Ways to Overcome Fear of Retaliation in the Workplace

    August 11, 2015

    What’s the number one issue preventing workers from getting the justice they deserve when it comes to employment rights issues? That issue just may be the fear of retaliation. This fear keeps employees silent even when instances of employment discrimination and employment rights violations are severe. To some extent, the fear of retaliation is a […]

  • Sarah Baughn, Carney Shegerian Discuss Bikram Yoga Lawsuit

    July 28, 2015

    Sarah Baughn, Carney Shegerian on The Docket with Seema Iyer discussing the Bikram Yoga Lawsuit.

  • Your Title VII Rights: What to Do When Your Employment Rights Are Violated

    July 27, 2015

    It could be said that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is the single most import form of legal protection for employees who experience discrimination on the job. The famous law, first ratified in 1964, stands at the helm of a number of legal rules and regulations designed to protect workers by upholding their […]

  • Rite Aid Store Manager Awarded $8.8 Million For Race, Age and Disability Bias, Retaliation

    July 20, 2015

    A state jury in Los Angeles has awarded a black, former Rite Aid store manager almost $9 million for years of disability discrimination and harassment and for retaliation for complaining about race- and disability-based harassment and discrimination, his attorney told Bloomberg BNA July 20 (Leggins v. Rite Aid Corp., Cal. Super. Ct., No BC511139, 7/16/15).