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Man Files Employment Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination

By Brian Chase on June 15, 2015 - No comments

Workplace DiscriminationA Vietnamese American man who worked for an Orange County toymaker is suing his former employer alleging that his Japanese supervisors fired him because of his nationality.

According to a City News Service report, Tony Le filed the employment lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court naming Cypress-based toymaker Bandai American Inc. and many of his former bosses.

The suit seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages and alleges discrimination, harassment and retaliation on the basis of …Read the rest »

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Twitter Faces Gender Bias Lawsuit In California

By Brian Chase on March 24, 2015 - No comments

Twitter LawsuitTwitter is the latest tech company to face allegations of gender bias.

According to a CNET news report, a former female software engineer is suing the microblogging service for allegedly using a secretive promotion process that favors men.

The plaintiff, Tina Huang, claims that Twitter alerts only certain people of job openings and promotion opportunities, often bypassing women.

Huang filed her class-action lawsuit in California state court in San Francisco, just one day after a former Facebook employee alleged that …Read the rest »

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Dallas Nurse Afflicted With Ebola Files Lawsuit Against Hospital

By Brian Chase on March 10, 2015 - No comments

Ebola LawsuitNina Pham, a nurse who contracted Ebola while treating a patient four months ago, has filed a lawsuit against Texas Health Resources Hospital alleging gross negligence, deception and invasion of privacy.

According to a USA TODAY news report, Pham was one of two nurses at the hospital who contracted Ebola while …Read the rest »

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Wage And Hour Violation Lawyer

By Brian Chase on February 27, 2015 - No comments

Wage Law LawyerEarlier this month, the Fourth Appellate District reversed a trial court judgment, stating that a wage order authorizing health care workers’ waiver of meal breaks on shifts longer than 12 hours was partially invalid.

In this case, Jazmina Gerard, Kristiane McElroy and Jeffery Carl, healthcare workers at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center filed the putative class action against their employer.

They are alleging they all signed second meal period waivers and occasionally worked shifts longer than 12 hours without being provided …Read the rest »

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Whistleblower Files Lawsuit Over Wrongful Termination

By Brian Chase on December 23, 2014 - No comments

Whistleblower Employment LawHoang Nguyen of Huntington Beach has filed an employment lawsuit against Ameri-King Inc. alleging that he was illegally fired for blowing the whistle on his employer.

According to a news report in the Huntington Beach Independent, Nguyen alleges in the complaint that Ameri-King, an aviation equipment manufacturer, has been selling rebranded or refurbished products that were made in China and not approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The federal agency is investigating the company on allegations that it …Read the rest »

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Zillow Faces Age Discrimination Lawsuit in Orange County Office

By Brian Chase on December 15, 2014 - No comments

Employment Lawsuit Against Zillow for Age Discrimination
Zillow has been slapped with another employment lawsuit in Orange County alleging that sales employees in the office engaged in age discrimination against one of their co-workers. According to the complaint, 41-year-old Jennifer Young, an employee on Zillow’s sales team, had a sales manager who would ask her if she was “too old” to close the deal. Young stated in the complaint that she was a victim of a “pervasive culture of retaliation and harassment” at Zillow, which she says placed a premium on sales as opposed to “human decency and basic employment rights.”
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