2023 - Shegerian Law
  • My Employer Fired Me For Taking Medication For My Mental Health. Is This Legal?

    March 29, 2023

    Photo by EKATERINA  BOLOVTSOVAHave you wondered, “Can an employer fire you for taking prescribed medication?” The short answer is no. Taking prescribed medication at work shouldn’t hold you back from keeping a job. There are laws—the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act—that protect you should you be fired for […]

  • Emil Davtyan, Todd B. Scherwin and Carney R. Shegerian Share Insights on Labor & Employment Law

    March 26, 2023

    An excerpt from the article which can be viewed on the Los Angeles Times website, Emil Davtyan, Todd B. Scherwin and Carney R. Shegerian Share Insights on Labor & Employment Law, or in our Archived PDF. Q: What were the most meaningful changes to labor and employment law and policy last year? Carney R. Shegerian, […]

  • Justice at Last? Disgraceful Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury May No Longer Be Able to Dodge the Law

    March 24, 2023

    After 8 long years of litigation, the survivor of the Bikram Case may see monetary relief At the vulnerable age of 18, Jill Lawler joined Bikram’s Yoga Training Seminar and set out on her life’s dream of becoming a Bikram Yoga instructor. As the lawsuit alleges, this dream quickly turned into a nightmare when, after […]

  • Fired UPS Driver Awarded $5.4 million in Whistleblower Retaliation Case

    March 22, 2023

    On March 6th, 2023, a Los Angeles jury awarded Richard Galvan, a former UPS employee, $5.4 million for his whistleblower retaliation claim against UPS. Richard Galvan had been recognized as a phenomenal employee at UPS. It was not until after he endured several months of unsafe work conditions that he reached out to Shegerian & […]

  • What is Wage Discrimination and How Can I Prove It? – Shegerian Law

    March 21, 2023

    Fair compensation is arguably an essential facet of employment today. If wage discrimination in the workplace happens, the effects can negatively impact everyone. Employment discrimination laws exist to ensure all workers are compensated fairly for their work. Additionally, these legal mandates protect employees from wage discrimination due to bias against certain groups.Wage discrimination refers to several […]

  • Can My Employer Force Me to Retire Once I Reach a Certain Age?

    March 12, 2023

    Photo by Teona Swift A recent survey shows that most American employees think the best retirement age is between 60 and 65. Retiring at this age gives individuals the financial security to enjoy life while still relatively young.Nonetheless, depending on their income, some people retire earlier or later. The survey indicates that those making at […]

  • 6 Forms of Religious Discrimination at Work (And How to Address Them)

    March 8, 2023

    Photo by MonsteraReligion is one of the oldest proofs of human civilization. As such, it’s also one of the facets of existence to bring discourse and debate because of their origins and the culture and practices threaded into it. Fortunately, more and more people acknowledge the differences between all religions.However, while this is a positive […]

  • Woman Sues Meta, Claims Company Discriminated Against Her For Being Female, Pregnant, Fired Her When She Complained

    February 16, 2023

    A new lawsuit accuses Facebook-parent company Meta Platforms of discriminating against a woman on the basis of sex, and then allegedly firing her when she complained. Talia Kennedy filed a new lawsuit against Meta Platforms and more than 100 individual defendants on Jan. 31 in San Francisco County Superior Court. Kennedy is accusing Meta of […]

  • Legal Leaders: Top Rated Lawyers – Shegerian & Associates

    February 1, 2023

    Carney Shegerian and the trial lawyers of Shegerian & Associates reflect on the past year as one of the most memorable and critical in the plaintiffs employment firm’s history. “When courtrooms reopened, we were back in our element securing the favorable results for which we are known,” said founder Carney R. Shegerian, who closed out […]

  • Ex-Farmers Insurance Lawyer Adds $2.3 Million to Retaliation Win

    February 1, 2023

    Farmers Insurance Exchange and Farmers Insurance Group must pay roughly $2.27 million in attorneys’ fees to a legal executive who a jury found was fired in retaliation for testimony he was about to give backing female in-house lawyers in a class pay bias lawsuit.The California Superior Court for Los Angeles County entered an order in […]