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.
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 […]
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 […]
If you are facing discrimination, harassment or intimidating behavior at work, you know that it can be a drag just to step into your workplace everyday, let alone do your job with enthusiasm. While quitting your job is an option, it’s not always an option. So, what is a toxic or hostile work environment and […]
Nike Retail Services Inc. is facing a labor law class action lawsuit filed by store workers in California who allege that purchasing Nike-branded apparel on their own dime was a condition of employment. According to a news report on Law360, the class action lawsuit was filed by Nike store employee and California resident Omran Hamid, […]
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