New California Bill Would Help Enforcement Against “Epidemic” Wage Theft

By | 2015-04-28T14:19:06+00:00 April 27th, 2015|Employment Law, Wage & Hour|

California’s Senate leader has introduced a new bill, S.B. 588, that would allow state regulators efforts to go after employers that illegally withhold wages from workers by requiring employers who have failed to pay court orders to post a bond of $150,000. In discussing S.B. 588, State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon stated that [...]

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SEC Sends Message to Employers: Confidentiality Agreements That Silence Potential Whistleblowers are Prohibited

By | 2015-04-03T14:25:47+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Securities Class Actions/ Shareholder Derivative Actions, Whistleblower|

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relies heavily on whistleblowers to report potential securities law violations. Insider knowledge of the circumstances and individuals involved allows the SEC to identify fraud and other potential violations much earlier than might otherwise be possible. So, when Houston-based global technology and engineering firm KBR Inc. (“KBR”) attempted to silence [...]

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ZHE Law Featured in the San Diego Daily Transcript’s 2015 Women of Influence Special Edition

By | 2015-04-03T12:38:34+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|News|

Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck has gone up against some big names, including Apple, Sony and Trump University. The San Diego-based law firm represents employees who are wrongfully terminated, retaliated against, or experience workplace discrimination and harassment. In addition, the firm handles consumer fraud, securities and employment class actions. Stepping up for people in need is [...]

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