Employment Law Blog

Employment Blogs From Experienced Attorneys

Employers are taking advantage of employees left and right, are you aware of what your rights are? When a person is taken advantage of in the workplace, they rarely are made aware of their ability to obtain compensation. Those that do are often able to obtain compensation for the damages that they’ve been forced to endure. Read our employment law blogs written by The Cooper Law Firm to find out what employers can and can’t do when dealing with their employers and more.

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I Was Just Fired From My Job…Now What?

You thought you were doing everything right. You were working hard, avoiding conflict, AND making sure the TPS reports had the right coversheets. Regardless, the floor got pulled out from underneath you and now you’re saying, “I was just fired from my job…what the heck do I do now?” ​Was My Firing Wrongful? Here’s How […]

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GrubHub Worker Classification Trial Raises Crucial Issues

A trial involving GrubHub, a mobile food ordering company, is raising critical questions about whether workers should be treated as independent contractors or employees. According to a news report in The Recorder, the trial pits a Los Angeles deliveryman against the app-based food delivery service. The company is saying that the man is a contractor […]

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Wage Theft Costs California’s Workforce Nearly $2 Billion Each Year

Minimum wage workers are the most affected by wage theft in California, according to a report released by the Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit think tank in Washington. According to a news report in the San Francisco Chronicle, employees who are supposed to be getting paid the minimum wage in California, are on average, losing […]

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Gender Discrimination Alleged at Los Angeles Sports Agency

A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that sports agency, Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE), discriminated and retaliated against an employee by terminating her employment because she was female. According to a report on Forbes.com, the lawsuit was filed by former employee Joyce Li. The eight-count complaint seeks monetary damages, including punitive damages, against […]

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