California Law Protects Victims of Same-Sex Sexual Harassment

By | 2015-01-06T13:30:59+00:00 April 25th, 2014|Discrimination, FEHA, Sexual Harassment, Uncategorized|

It is a common misconception that sexual harassment in the workplace only occurs between men and women. In California, same-sex and opposite-sex sexual harassment are equally prohibited under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, Government Code §12940 et seq. A recent case, Lewis v. City of Benicia, illustrates this point. The employee, Brian Lewis, was [...]

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Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck LLP Announces Investigation of Prana Biotechnology Limited

By | 2015-01-06T13:31:22+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, a shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm has commenced an investigation into Prana Biotechnology Limited (“Prana Biotechnology” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PRAN). The investigation is related to potential violations of federal securities laws and other violations. Prana Biotechnology researches and develops therapeutic drugs for the treatment of neurological disorders. The [...]

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Just Because You Are Paid a Salary Does Not Mean You Are Automatically Exempt from Receiving Overtime Pay

By | 2015-01-06T13:31:35+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

When ZHE asks its clients whether they have been properly receiving overtime compensation at their job, a common response we hear is, “I am not entitled to overtime pay because I am paid a salary.” No matter the origin of this commonly held myth, it is not accurate.  Under California law, exemptions from statutory mandatory [...]

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