Haeggquist & Eck Announces Investigation of Natera, Inc.

By | 2017-05-24T20:15:50+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, a shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, has commenced an investigation into Natera, Inc. (“Natera”) (NASDAQ: NTRA) to determine whether Natera and its Officers and Directors have violated the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Shareholders who have suffered losses on their investment in Natera shares are [...]

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Amber Eck Named to Best Of The Bar

By | 2017-05-24T20:16:01+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Haeggquist & Eck partner Amber Eck has been named among the “Best of the Bar” for 2016 by the San Diego Business Journal. Utilizing a peer nomination and review process, “Best of the Bar” honors San Diego lawyers who have made a significant impact on their profession and community. Amber was selected for inclusion in [...]

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California Supreme Court Rules Employers Cannot Force Their Employees to Stand All Day When Their Tasks and Workstations Reasonably Allow Them to Take a Seat

By | 2016-04-11T15:17:07+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Class Actions, Employment Law, Wage & Hour, Working Conditions|

The California Industrial Welfare Commission (“IWC”) regulates working conditions, working hours, and wages for specific industries via its published Wage Orders. One such regulation requires employers to provide employees “with suitable seats when the nature of the work reasonably permits the use of seats.” See IWC Wage Orders 1-13 and 15, Section 14(A), and IWC [...]

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New York Sets the Bar High, Enacting the Nation’s Most Comprehensive Family Leave Program

By | 2016-04-08T15:58:33+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Employment Law, Maternity/Pregnancy Leave, Paid Family Leave|

As President Obama recently tweeted, “Nobody should have to choose between losing a paycheck & caring for their family.” That was the message New York sent to the nation on April 4, 2016 when it became the first state to provide employees up to 12 weeks of partially-paid family leave. To date, only three other [...]

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California’s Fair Pay Act Addresses Disparity in Earnings Between Women and Men

By | 2017-05-24T19:58:00+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Employment Law|

On January 1, 2016, the new Fair Pay Act (Cal. Labor Code §1197.5) in California was amended to broaden already existing laws against gender pay inequality.  The new law is arguably the nation’s strictest (or really, fairest) fair-pay law. For example, the former Fair Pay Act stated that no employer shall pay any individual in [...]

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