U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Transgender Bathroom Case

By | 2017-05-24T20:11:46+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to consider a groundbreaking case about the rights of transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to their sexual identity, NPR has reported. Gavin Grimm, a 17-year-old Virginia high school student, is the plaintiff in the case and came out as transgender as a freshman.  The school principal initially allowed [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck LLP Announces Investigation of ProNAi Therapeutics, Inc. (DNAI)

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:53+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, a shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm has commenced an investigation into ProNAi Therapeutics, Inc. (DNAI) (“ProNAi”) relating to potential violations of federal securities laws. ProNAi is a clinical stage oncology company with a focus on pioneering a novel class of therapeutics based on its proprietary DNA interference (“DNAi”) technology platform. [...]

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Gov. Brown Signs Legislation Expanding Employee Protections in California

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:09+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In a sweeping move to expand the protections of California’s Fair Pay Act, Governor Brown has signed legislation that will prohibit employers from race and ethnicity discrimination in the payment of wages. SB 1063 amends the state Fair Pay Act to include race and ethnicity and prohibits an employer from paying any employee at wage [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Sues Interwest Consulting Group for Wrongful Termination In Violation of Family Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:24+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The employee rights advocates at Haeggquist & Eck have sued Interwest Consulting, Inc. for wrongful termination on behalf of the company’s former Director of Marketing. Plaintiff Sherry Beck is represented by Haeggquist & Eck attorneys Alreen Haeggquist and Aaron Olsen. Her lawsuit alleges that she was fired in September 2015, while on protected leave following the [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Files Age Discrimination Lawsuit Against Largest U.S. Propane Distributor

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:39+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

AmeriGas Propane, the nation’s largest propane distributor, wrongfully terminated and discriminated against a 67-year-old employee based on his age, a lawsuit recently filed by Haeggquist & Eck alleges. Jay Reeb worked for AmeriGas as a propane delivery driver for more than 26 years without a single negative writeup before he was fired for forgetting to [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Joins Lawyers Club Of San Diego’s #FLOTUStoSD Campaign

By | 2017-05-24T20:13:24+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Haeggquist & Eck is proud to join Lawyers Club of San Diego in its bid to persuade First Lady Michelle Obama to travel to America’s Finest City to speak to Lawyers Club members. In connection with the organization’s campaign, Haeggquist & partners Amber Eck and Alreen Haeggquist wrote to the First Lady to ask that [...]

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