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  • What Inglewood IS Doing Right

    August 28, 2019

    Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. Reveals in Sit-Down Interview with Renowned Employee Rights Attorney-Syndicated Radio Host Carney Shegerian INGLEWOOD, Calif., May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In just over a year, the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers are expected to play their first games in their future home: the $5 billion LA Stadium and Entertainment District […]

  • In CNN Free Speech/Bias Case, Calif. Considers SLAPP’s Reach

    August 27, 2019

    California Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical of CNN arguments that the state’s anti-SLAPP statute, which protects free speech rights in matters of public interest, should defeat a black ex-producer’s discrimination and retaliation lawsuit. The acronym SLAPP stands for “strategic lawsuits against public participation.” Under the statute, a defendant in California arguing that a lawsuit is […]

  • Former Forever 21 Employee Sues For Wrongful Termination

    August 26, 2019

    NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A former Forever 21 employee has sued her managers for wrongful termination citing discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Dennis “Paris” Naranjo, who is transgender, claims she suffered repeated harassment at the hands of her former managers. Naranjo began working at the Northridge store as a sales […]

  • Huy Fong Foods, Inc. Faces Workplace Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

    August 25, 2019

    NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Juan Carlos Bravo, a former employee at Huy Fong Foods, Inc. with a disability, filed a lawsuit against the company alleging wrongful termination, retaliation and harassment. Bravo is represented by Carney Shegerian, the founder of Los Angeles-based employee rights law firm Shegerian & Associates. Bravo […]

  • More Women Speaking Up in Light of #MeToo

    August 24, 2019

    NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Following the ousting of Hollywood powerhouses Harvey Weinstein and Les Moonves, the #MeToo movement is having far reaching effects on those not in the entertainment industry. Recent numbers released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) show that in 2018, while the overall number of […]

  • Women Allege Harassment At FBI Training Facility

    August 23, 2019

    NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sixteen women have come forward to file a lawsuit claiming the bureau discriminates on the basis of gender in how it trains and evaluates female candidates. The suit, filed on May 29, details how the women, seven of whom who still work for the FBI, […]

  • Boeing Employee Sues Alleging Racially Motivated Harassment

    August 22, 2019

    NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A black employee has sued Boeing for being a “racially hostile” work environment citing repeated harassment at the North Charleston, South Carolina plant. Curtis Anthony, a quality inspector since 2011 on the 787 Dreamliner, claims that he found a noose hanging near his desk, signs […]

  • Baldwin Park Appeals Sexual Harassment Settlement, Forcing Residents to Pay

    August 21, 2019

    LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Lilli Hadsell, the first and only female Chief of Police for the City of Baldwin Park, was awarded over $7 million in damages in her gender discrimination, harassment and retaliation lawsuit against the City in March 2019. After the unanimous verdict, the City of Baldwin Park quickly issued […]

  • Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Over Working Conditions and Pay

    August 19, 2019

    LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Lyft and Uber drivers held a 25-hour strike in Los Angeles and Redondo Beach on Monday, protesting wage cuts and poor working conditions. The strike was spurred by a recent announcement from Uber – drivers will receive a 25 percent cut in pay per mile in Los Angeles […]

  • Employee Rights Attorney on Accusations of Sexual Misconduct Against San Diego Unified Trustee

    August 18, 2019

    NEW YORK, and LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Four men have come forward with allegations that they were groped, harassed or assaulted by San Diego Unified Trustee Kevin Beiser. One of the four men recently filed a lawsuit claiming that he was sexually harassed and assaulted by Beiser. Beiser, a San Diego Unified […]