2018 - Page 4 of 4 - Shegerian Law
  • Can My Employer Deny Me of Health Benefits Because of My Age?

    January 22, 2018

    Health insurance is one of many employment perks that employers in the state of California offer their employees. Because of the rising costs of healthcare, health insurance makes it possible for workers to care for themselves and their families. In fact, without health insurance, many workers would not be able to afford treating certain medical […]

  • Carney Shegerian Featured As Expert On US News & World Report

    January 17, 2018

    Carney Shegerian was recently interviewed by US News & World Report as an expert trial lawyer in employment & sexual harassment matters for an article titled “How to Shut Down Workplace Sexual Harassment”. “If you have this kind of clause in your job contract, you will have much less power to fairly resolve a sexual […]

  • Can An Employer Require Employees to Only Speak English?

    January 16, 2018

    The state of California has one of the most diverse populations in the country. Many people in California come from countries from all over the world and some speak multiple languages. But, which language should you speak while in the workplace? If you speak more than one language, you may be wondering whether or not […]

  • Shegerian & Associates: Judge Rejects Apple’s Attempt to Throw Out Gender, Age Discrimination, & Whistleblower Lawsuit By Former Female Employee

    January 15, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2018  — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, announced that a judge has ruled on a motion for summary judgement in favor of his client in the case of Levitan v. Apple, Inc. The case, which was filed in 2016, alleges that Lynn Levitan, […]

  • Court Of Appeal Affirms Discrimination Finding Against LA Times For Popular Sports Columnist T.J. Simers

    January 9, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2018  — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, recently released a statement regarding the Court of Appeal’s decision to affirm the trial court’s finding of age and disability discrimination against the Los Angeles Timesand in favor of well-known journalist T.J. Simers. Simers worked for […]

  • I Was Passed Up For A Promotion. Could This Possibly Be Illegal?

    January 8, 2018

    Employers should take a number of factors into consideration when deciding whether someone should be promoted or not. An employer should think about each candidate’s experience, unique skills, attitude, and education, among many other things. But, some factors that should never be taken into consideration is a person’s race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, […]

  • Carney Shegerian Wins $4.5 Million Verdict in Discrimination Lawsuit Against The Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP)

    January 4, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2018 — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, along with Anthony Nguyen, shareholder and attorney at Shegerian & Associates, and Mark Lim, associate attorney at Shegerian & Associates, recently won a $4.5 million verdict against the Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP). Della Hill, a former long-term employee of AADAP, filed […]

  • Attorney Anthony Nguyen Comments on the Racist Backlash Against Vietnamese-American Actress Kelly Marie Tran

    January 2, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Anthony Nguyen, attorney and shareholder at Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates recently discussed the racist backlash against Kelly Marie Tran, a Vietnamese-American actress in Star Wars:The Last Jedi. After the movie was released, Tran was targeted by racists online who were not happy with the decision to cast her […]

  • 5 Examples of Illegal Job Recruitment Tactics

    January 2, 2018

    Employment laws were established to protect employees’ rights in the workplace. But, many people don’t realize that these laws also protect the rights of those that are looking for employment. To ensure that qualified applicants do not have trouble finding a job because they belong to a certain protected class, the law has prohibited certain […]