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  • Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against ‘League of Legends’ Developer Riot Games

    August 17, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A former Riot Games employee filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, alleging disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and breach of contract. Peter Grossman, 51, had joined the developer of the blockbuster MMO League of Legends as a recruiter in 2011. During his first several years at […]

  • Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Plaintiff Sues Warner Bros. for Disability Harassment and Discrimination

    July 6, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, July 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kristin Prichard, a former employee of Warner Bros., has filed fourteen claims against the media giant relating to alleged disability harassment and discrimination during her employment there. In 2007, Prichard was diagnosed with several mental disabilities, including bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and an anxiety disorder. Under the […]

  • Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Jury Awards $31.1 Million in Biggest Age Discrimination Verdict in L.A. History

    July 3, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A Los Angeles Superior Court jury sent a powerful message against age discrimination this week when it awarded the largest verdict of its kind in Los Angeles history: over $28 million in punitive damages to dental worker Codie Rael, a 58-year-old woman from Ontario. This punitive award comes on […]

  • Am I Entitled to Breaks During Work?

    April 30, 2018

    Taking regular breaks from work has been proven to increase productivity, improve creativity, and reduce stress. Every employee should be given the opportunity to reap the rewards of taking breaks, but unfortunately, some employers do not allow their employees to take regular breaks. As an employee in the state of California, it’s important to understand […]

  • Shegerian & Associates Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple Due To Unfair Wage Practices Against Female Employees

    April 12, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2018  — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, recently announced a class action lawsuit against Apple, Inc. alleging that Apple has and continues to violate the California Equal Pay Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act by paying women Experts less than it pays […]

  • Will My Criminal Record Affect My Job Search?

    April 10, 2018

    Anyone who has ever been convicted of a crime knows that a conviction can follow you for years after the crime was committed. Many people worry about how their past will affect their future—especially their ability to find work and support their families. Will your criminal record make it difficult for you to find employment […]

  • California Court of Appeal Rules In Favor Of Shegerian & Associates Client; Case To Have New Trial Date Set

    April 5, 2018

    Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, announced this week that The California Court of Appeal issued a ruling in the case of Gantner v. Lemonade Restaurant Group, LLC. The court ruled in favor of Shegerian & Associates client Jacqueline Gantner and against Lemonade Restaurant Group, […]

  • Shegerian & Associates Wins $6 Million Verdict In Wrongful Termination & Emotional Distress Case

    April 3, 2018

    Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, announced that last week a California jury reached a verdict in Martinez v. Rite Aid Corporation.  The jury found in favor of Shegerian & Associates client Maria Martinez and awarded a verdict of just over $6 million. Martinez began her employment […]

  • Reasonable Accommodations During Job Interviews

    April 2, 2018

    The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) requires all employers with at least five employees to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with either mental or physical disabilities. Contrary to popular belief, this law does not solely apply to individuals who are already employed with the company. It also applies to mentally and physically disabled […]

  • New California Employment and Labor Laws in 2018

    March 27, 2018

    As an employee in the state of California, it’s important to understand the laws that protect you in the workplace. But, this can be challenging since the law is constantly evolving. In fact, a number of new employment and labor laws are going into effect in 2018. Here’s a look at some of the key […]