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  • Shegerian & Associates Helps Employee Win $8,200,000 Wrongful Termination Case Against Rite Aid Corporation

    October 6, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, an employee rights attorney and founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm representing employees, discloses a jury verdict from October 5, 2010 for $8,200,000 in favor of his firm’s client, Maria Martinez. Mrs. Martinez, a former pharmacy technician for 23.5 years at Rite Aid Corporation in Los Angeles, […]

  • Rite-Aid ordered to pay Covina woman $8.2 million in damages

    October 5, 2010

    Employee claimed discrimination at Arcadia, Pasadena stores Rite-Aid was ordered Tuesday to pay $4.8 million to a Covina woman as punishment for store supervisors who committed disability discrimination and retaliated against her for complaining that she was sexually harassed by a manager. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated for about a half-hour before reaching […]

  • Shegerian & Associates Announces That Jury Finds Defense Contractor Aerol Co., Inc. Liable for…

    August 19, 2010

    On Tuesday afternoon, a Los Angeles jury found defense contractor Aerol Co., Inc. liable for both age and disability discrimination against an employee it fired after 36 years of dutiful service. Rodolfo Meza, an 84 year old mold-maker, was fired from his job right after having total knee-replacement surgery. “The jury saw through the corporation’s […]

  • Carney Shegerian Comments on Citibank Employee Fired For “Being Too Hot”

    June 15, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm specializing in employee rights, comments on recent news of Citibank’s former employee allegedly fired because she was too hot and sexy for her job. Debrahlee Lorenzana, 33 formerly employed by Citibank filed a lawsuit claiming her termination was due to her […]

  • Carney Shegerian, Shegerian & Associates, Issues Statement, Lesson to Be Learned from Miranda…

    June 10, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, an employee rights attorney and founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm that represents employees exclusively, expresses his point of view on “Sex and the City” character, Miranda Hobbes, gone jobless for being an outspoken, intelligent, accomplished, and successful female lawyer. For those who have yet to catch […]

  • Shegerian and Associates Founder Addresses Whistle-Blowing Issues Surrounding the Emergency Landing of Boeing 757

    May 21, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, an employee rights attorney and founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm representing employees, discusses how employee whistleblowers should feel protected to step forward when aware of illegal and unsafe employer practices. Associated Press reports, “Investigators are looking into whether long-known problems with the heating system in a […]

  • Shegerian and Associates Files Lawsuit Against Glendale Police Department for Another Claim of…

    May 20, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, an employee rights attorney and founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm representing employees, confirms representing yet another lawsuit against the Glendale Police Department alleging harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and failure to prevent discrimination and harassment in violation of both the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Civil Rights […]

  • Glendale police officer files lawsuit claiming on-the-job discrimination

    May 18, 2010

    A black Glendale police officer this week filed a lawsuit claiming on-the-job discrimination, making it the second time in less than a month that a Glendale police officer has filed suit. Officer Tyrone Hunter filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday. He says he was unfairly taken off a top narcotics investigative assignment […]

  • Shegerian & Associates Files Lawsuit Alleging Systemic Mistreatment of Armenian Civilians and Officers by the Glendale Police Department Spreads to Non-Armenian Officers Sympathetic and Supportive of Their Cause

    May 7, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm specializing in employee rights, disclosed the filing of a state civil rights lawsuit filed this past week on behalf of Marc Mendoza against the Glendale Police Department alleging wrongful demotion, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and failure to prevent discrimination and harassment in […]

  • Carney Shegerian Addresses Wage Disparity between Men and Women

    April 27, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, an employee rights attorney and founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm representing employees, discusses disparate pay and discrimination on the basis of gender. A pending class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart has brought to light pay discrimination against female workers. On April 26, 2010, the Associated Press reported, […]

  • Carney Shegerian Addresses WaMu’s Misleading of Employees and Shareholders

    April 20, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, an employee rights attorney and founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm representing employees, advises employees of the unlawful practices of Washington Mutual Bank (commonly known as WaMu) management and executives. Recently, the Los Angeles Times reported that five years prior to the collapse of Washington Mutual Bank […]

  • Carney Shegerian Addresses Rights of “At Will” Employees

    April 13, 2010

    Carney R. Shegerian, an employee rights attorney and founder of Shegerian & Associates, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm representing employees, advises employees of their legal rights as “at will” employees. Shegerian states, “In the United States employees are generally hired ‘at will.’ This means that the employer may fire them for good cause, bad […]