New California Law Expands Sexual Harassment Definition - orange county employment lawyer

New California Law Addresses Male-on-Male Sexual Harassment

Orange County Employment Attorney:  Just last week, on Monday, August 12, 2013, Governor Brown signed into law a bill that amends California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act to specify that sexually harassing conduct need not be motivated by sexual desire. Senate Bill 292, sponsored by the California Employment Lawyers Association, overrules the Court of Appeal’s…

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The Orange County Employment Attorney Blog is Back in Business

  We’re Back! Welcome to our new Orange County Employment Attorney Blog – your resource for important news and developments concerning California employee rights. Our Sexy New Look. Yep, we’ve had some work done, but now we’re back with the same great blog dedicated to exploring noteworthy issues facing California employees. As you can see,…

Orange County Employment Attorney - California Court of Appeal Throws Out Bingham's McCutchen's Arbitration Agreement

California Court of Appeal Throws Out Bingham McCutchen’s Arbitration Agreement

Orange County Employment Attorney: The California Court of Appeal slammed the door today on mega law firm Bingham McCutchen’s attempt to have a wrongful termination lawsuit (filed against them by their former litigation associate, Hartwell Harris) thrown out of court and into binding arbitration. In the 10-page opinion (certified for publication), all three justices in…

Orange County Employment Attorney - Proposed Ban On Certain Retired Athletes Receiving Workers' Comp Benefits

California Bill Proposes Ban On Certain Retired Athletes Receiving Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Orange County Employment Attorney: Orange County’s injured athletes might need to return home. The proposal, AB 1309, was unveiled last week by Assembly Insurance Committee Chairman Henry Perea (D-Fresno). The bill will effectively ban professional sport team players who work outside of California from filing for workers’ compensation benefits for work-related injuries. Proponents of this…

Orange County Employment Attoreny: Greenberg Traurig LLP's $200 Million Sex Discrimination Class Action

Greenberg Traurig LLP’s $200 Million Sex Discrimination Class Action Suit is Scheduled for Mediation

Orange County Employment Attorney: A big law firm with an office in Orange County, Greenberg Traurig LLP, and one its former attorneys, Francine Griesing, will move towards mediation to settle claims in a $200 million class action case involving sex discrimination. Griesing has claimed that the firm has systemically discriminated against female shareholders in regard…

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Wonderful Bosses: High Salaries and Family Work Atmosphere at In-N-Out

Orange County Employment Attorney: In a rare interview, Lynsi Torres, the 30-year-old heiress to the Orange County Irvine-based In-N-Out, spoke about the employment practices and company management involved in running one of the most admired fast-food chains in the nation. In-N-Out’s managerial approach has given In-N-Out a long-held reputation as an attractive place to work.…