EEOC Sues California Restaurant Chain for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against an Italian restaurant chain in California for allegedly allowing female employees to be subjected to sexual harassment by male supervisors and…

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Oakland McDonald’s Ordered to Improve Worker Safety After Coronavirus Outbreak

All workplaces across California should prioritize worker safety no matter what, whether it involves purchasing protective equipment or providing special training. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, however, has required employers to take extra…

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California Urges Riot Games to Let Workers Speak Up About Harassment, Discrimination

Employees have many rights under California and federal law, including the right to participate in an investigation into workplace misconduct or speak to a government agency. Employers are not allowed to retaliate…

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San Francisco’s Z & Y Restaurant to Pay Workers 1.61 Million Dollars For Wage Theft

Wage theft is a term that covers many different violations. Failing to pay workers overtime, withholding tips and not allowing rest breaks are just some examples of ways in which employers may…

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Walmart Faces Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Over COVID-19 Screenings

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to many changes in workplaces across California. While some employees are continuing to work from home, other workers face additional protocols necessary for on-the-job safety. A lawsuit…

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California Supreme Court Rules It Is Unlawful For Employers to Round Meal Periods

Wage and hour violations can occur in many different ways. Sometimes employers may require off-the-clock work or miscalculate pay. Wage theft can also take place in relation to rest breaks and meal…

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Sexual Harassment Remains Rampant in Silicon Valley, Survey Finds

The #MeToo movement led to a reckoning with sexual harassment in the workplace. More than three years later, however, most female founders do not believe it has resulted in lasting positive change…

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Four African American Mechanics Sue Mitsubishi For Racial Discrimination

Four African American elevator mechanics filed a racial discrimination and harassment lawsuit against their employer, Mitsubishi Electric. They claimed their white supervisors subjected them to racial slurs, lynching jokes and other forms…

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UPS Worker Sues For Wrongful Termination Over COVID-19 Quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of many Americans over the past year. One consequence has been confusion about medical leave rules at work, with some employees losing their jobs after…

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