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  • Attorney Anthony Nguyen of Shegerian & Associates Will Attend 2016 NAPABA Convention

    November 1, 2016

    Anthony Nguyen, attorney and shareholder at Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, will be attending the 2016 NAPABA Convention beginning November 3rd in San Diego, California. The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association was established in 1988 with a mission to be the voice of Asian Pacific American attorneys, law professors, judges, and […]

  • Carney Shegerian speaks with HBO Real Sports Regarding Bikram Case

    October 26, 2016

    HBO Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel is the most recent media forum to share more of the details surrounding sexual assault claims made against famed “hot yoga” guru Bikram Choudhury.  In a series of interviews produced by HBO,  Carney Shegerian of Los Angeles based Shegerian & Associates described Choudhury as a “criminal” and a “sexual […]

  • New EEOC Documents on Pregnancy and Equal Pay

    October 24, 2016

    The EEOC recently released three new resource documents covering important issues for pregnant and women workers. These documents contain essential information about the way the agency will continue to handle pregnancy and equal pay issues in the workplace. The three documents include: – Legal Rights for Pregnant Workers Under Federal Law – Helping Patients Deal […]

  • ‘Asking for It’: 5 Legal Ways to Overcome Sexual Harassment Victim Shaming and Blaming

    October 17, 2016

    Employers accused of sexual harassment at work can be quick to blame the victim. When this reaction escalates into forms of retaliation, it can take the claim to a whole other level of liability. If your employer seems reluctant to accept the facts of a sexual harassment claim, it could be an attempt to lessen […]

  • Male Workers Get Better Leave At My Job Than Anyone Else. What Are My Rights?

    October 10, 2016

    Leave is a huge issue in the workplace. When rules concerning who gets leave and how often are applied unfairly, the law steps in to ensure workers get a fair chance. However, it’s important to know your rights concerning leave in order to hold your employer accountable. What We Know About Leave in the Workplace […]

  • What Should I Do If I Become Disabled And Get Fired As A Result?

    October 6, 2016

    Federal law protects disabled employees from discrimination of any form in the course of employment. An employer can therefore not discriminate against disabled employees in any aspect of employment including hiring, firing, job assignments, promotion, pay, benefits, training or any other condition. If an employer fires an employee on the basis of a disability, it […]

  • Will I lose my job after filing a sexual harassment suit?

    September 26, 2016

    Statistics by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(EEOC) indicate that retaliation is the most common issue raised by employees, comprising nearly half of all the complaints reported in the year 2013 and 42% of the findings of discrimination in that year. Such vengeful retaliation by an employer against an employee who filed a report to the […]

  • Former KTTV Reporter Sues for Age Discrimination

    September 20, 2016

    Former KTTV reporter Chris Blatchford is suing the Fox-owned Los Angeles station for age discrimination. “Defendants’ mistreatment of Blatchford, including harassment, discrimination and retaliation against Blatchford on the basis of his age and good faith complaints regarding such treatment, adversely affected Blatchford’s health and contributed to his developing a serious medical condition,” says the lawsuit […]

  • Sexual Harassment: 5 Steps to Take When an Internal Investigation Falls Short

    September 19, 2016

    Not every sexual harassment investigation is thorough. Employers who attempt to circumvent, delay or avoid a thorough investigation, may be more concerned with avoiding liability than accepting responsibility. When an employee files a sexual harassment claim, he or she should take every precaution to be well aware of the rights and protections afforded under both […]

  • Prior to Everything You Should Know about Wage Gaps and Sex Discrimination

    September 12, 2016

    Reducing the national gender wage gap has long been a huge issue in the workplace and across the nation. More than ever before, businesses and the government are looking for ways to tackle the issue, hoping for results that will increase equality in pay for men and women across a number of industries. The Wage […]