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  • Can Sexual Harassment Victims Be Compensated For Their Emotional Distress?

    March 19, 2018

    The #MeToo movement has put a spotlight on victims of sexual harassment and the suffering that they endure as a result of the misconduct. Many of the headlines have focused on how the careers of these victims were affected by the harassment, however this is not the only way that victims suffer. Sexual harassment victims […]

  • Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Judge’s Order in Sexual Harassment Case Against Ogletree

    March 16, 2018

     Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding a judge’s order in the sexual harassment complaint filed by a Shegerian & Associates client under the pseudonym “John Doe” against Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steward, P.C. The “John Doe” complaint was filed by a Mexican-American, […]

  • Sexual Harassment & Contractors / Gig Jobs

    March 14, 2018

    Many people work full-time jobs with a single employer that expects them to show up everyday to work a standard 8-hour shift. However, it’s estimated that about one-third of American workers are now part of the increasingly large “gig economy.” A gig economy is characterized by temporary and flexible work offered by freelancers and independent […]

  • Carney Shegerian Featured In Westlaw Journal For Pinter-Brown Verdict

    March 14, 2018

    In finding for Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown on her state law sex discrimination and retaliation claims against the Regents of the University of California, the Los Angeles County Superior Court jury said her damages included more than $3 million in past and future lost wages, and $10 million in emotional distress. However, the jury found for […]

  • I’m Pregnant. Am I Entitled to Disability Leave?

    February 26, 2018

    Being pregnant can be one of the most joyous times of a woman’s life, but it’s not easy for everyone. Every pregnancy is unique, and some are more difficult than others. Many women are diagnosed with a pregnancy disability such as severe morning sickness, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, or pregnancy-induced hypertension. Women who are suffering from […]

  • Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on Sexual Harassment Complaint Filed Against Ogletree

    February 23, 2018

    Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding the sexual harassment complaint filed by Shegerian & Associates against Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steward, P.C. The complaint was filed by a Mexican-American, gay male who was formerly employed by the law firm. After being […]

  • Former UCLA Doctor Awarded $13 Million Verdict In Gender Discrimination & Retaliation Case

    February 20, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2018  — A California jury awarded a $13 million verdict on February 15 for Shegerian & Associates’ client Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown against her former employer, The Regents of the University of California. The lawsuit alleged that the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) discriminated against Dr. Pinter-Brown on the basis of gender and retaliated against her for complaining of […]

  • The Link Between Sexual Harassment and the Gender Pay Gap

    February 13, 2018

    Although the gender pay gap has narrowed over the last several decades, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done to close the gap completely. It’s estimated that women still earn approximately 80% of what men do, and the gap is even wider for women of color. This means every year, […]

  • A Client is Sexually Harassing Me. What Can I Do?

    February 5, 2018

    Sexual harassment has been making headlines lately thanks to the brave men and women who decided to speak out against their harassers. In most of these stories, the victims describe how they were harassed by co-workers or high-powered industry executives. A great deal of sexual harassment cases involve a victim and harasser that are employed […]

  • Should I Tell Employers I’m Pregnant During Job Interviews?

    January 29, 2018

    Photo courtesy of fizkesWhether you are looking for a new job that’s closer to home, or one that offers better benefits, applying for a new job while pregnant may seem stressful and overwhelming. However, California labor law has rules employers must follow to ensure pregnant women are treated fairly.  Pregnancy discrimination is a real issue […]