Workers’ Rights

Jane Roe vs. Zendesk Pregnancy Harassment Complaint
Discrimination

“Million Dollar Baby” – Pregnant Worker Files Discrimination Lawsuit against Zendesk

September 29, 2021

September 29, 2021 “We call your baby the million-dollar baby because you lost out on a million dollars of wages since you took a full maternity

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Online Work Sexual Harassment
COVID-19

Sexual Harassment in the Remote Workplace

The shift to remote operations over the past year and a half has reshaped work. Remote work has a great many advantages—most importantly, keeping workers and

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COVID-19 and Employment Law Developments
COVID-19

COVID-19 and Employment Law Developments

September 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major changes in our lives and workplaces. And with those changes have come new regulations. Cities, counties, states, and the federal

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California Equal Pay Laws
Employee Rights

What is California Equal Pay? Who Does it Include?

August 18, 2021

Did you know that pay disparities cause working women in California to lose over $33 billion each year?1 This problem is even worse for women of

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Proposition 22 gig worker miclassification
Employee Misclassification

Proposition 22 (Prop. 22) & Gig Worker Classification

March 26, 2021

In November, Californians voted in favor of Proposition 22 (Prop. 22), a measure which classified gig workers as independent contractors. Prop. 22 was met with controversy

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unlawful pay practices & unpaid wages
Employee Rights

3M, Workers Get Initial OK For $1.5M Settlement In Wage Case Concerning Unlawful Pay Practices

March 17, 2021

Read a story featured in Law360‘s Employment Authority service on the 3M litigation involving unlawful pay practices: Matthew Matern, Launa Adolph, and Kayvon Sabourian from Matern

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Arbitration

Taco Bell Employee Wins Arbitration Important Victory For Working People

January 21, 2016

November 9, 2016 In an important victory for workers’ rights, the California Court of Appeals refused to order a fast-food worker to arbitrate his wage and

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