THE TIME HAS COME TO MIND THE GAP: RIZO AND THE STATUS OF GENDER PAY INEQUALITY TODAY

On April 10, 2018, the world “celebrated” the 22nd official Equal Pay Day. Sadly, April 10th symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned the previous year.[1] Even worse, [...]

By |2018-04-18T20:01:17-08:00April 18th, 2018|

Big Win for Securities Class Action Plaintiffs Seeking to File Class Claims in State Court for Violations of the Securities Act of 1933 — U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Reaffirms State Court Jurisdiction

By Kathleen A. Herkenhoff, Esq. On March 20, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Cyan, Inc. et al. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund et al., No. 15-1439 (the “Cyan Opinion”), [...]

By |2018-03-20T19:13:57-08:00March 20th, 2018|

INCLUSION RIDERS AS A MEANS TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY IN HOLLYWOOD AND BEYOND

By Kathleen A. Herkenhoff, Esq. While Frances McDormand’s newly-minted Oscar statuette[1] may have disappeared at a post-Oscars’ party on Sunday night, Ms. McDormand’s utterance of the words “inclusion rider” during her acceptance speech has left [...]

By |2018-03-06T22:09:23-08:00March 6th, 2018|

HAE Team Sues Herbalife for Gender and Pregnancy Discrimination

Haeggquist & Eck employment attorneys Alreen Haeggquist and Jenna Rangel are representing a former employee of multi-level marketing nutritional giant Herbalife in an explosive discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination case filed last week in Los Angeles County Superior [...]

By |2018-01-09T17:02:23-08:00January 9th, 2018|

EMPLOYEES: DESPITE THE NEW CALIFORNIA CANNABIS LAW, CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS MAY PROHIBIT MARIJUANA USE AT WORK, SO THINK BEFORE YOU SMOKE!

By Robert D. Prine, Esq. On January 1, California businesses finally reaped the benefits of legalized marijuana sales, and if the first week of business is any signal of longevity, it appears that marijuana is [...]

By |2018-01-05T15:17:26-08:00January 5th, 2018|