Each week, our office receives dozens of calls from prospective clients. And, virtually every week, at least one of these callers, after explaining that they were terminated without warning, asks: “doesn’t my employer have to pay me some severance?”
For more than a dozen years, Alejandro Muñoz worked as a year-round Laborer/Groundskeeper at the Golden Gate Fields. He injured his knee at work. In 2015, Muñoz had a knee replacement. Thereafter, his doctor released him to work with no restrictions, because his doctor believe that Mr. Muñoz could perform all the essential functions of his […]
Firefighter Fired for Using Sick Leave to Care for His Family Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against American Canyon Fire Department San Francisco – February 3, 2017 – Lawyers for Carlo Teruel, a 34-year old firefighter-paramedic, have filed suit in Napa County Superior Court against American Canyon Fire Protection District and the City of American Canyon. The […]
California has very stringent laws regarding when and how employees must be paid. To make sure the laws aren’t ignored, employers are required to provide lots of information on paystubs. But do you really understand all the information you are receiving?
In a landmark case against the UC Regents and former UC Berkeley School of Law Dean, Sujit Choudhry, LVBH Partners Leslie Levy and Sharon Vinick, along with Associate Jennifer Sta.Ana, represented Tyann Sorrell, who worked as the Executive Assistant to the former Dean. According to the Complaint filed by Ms. Sorrell in Alameda County Superior […]
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams was recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the Top Boutiques in California. Noting that the firm’s four partners have decades of experience in representing employees across the socioeconomic spectrum, the Daily Journal described their work on behalf of teachers, cheerleaders, lawyers, firefighters, minimum wage workers and executives. The award […]
Partners Leslie Levy and Sharon Vinick filed a case alleging sexual harassment and wage theft complaint on behalf of four women who worked for a large health care corporation. The women alleged that they were sexually harassed by their supervisor, who made lewd comments to them, touched them without their consent, and repeatedly suggested that […]
Partner Sharon Vinick was recognized by The Daily Journal, the leading legal newspaper in California, as one of the Top 75 Labor and Employment Lawyers in California. Citing her work on behalf of the Oakland Raiderettes and the New York Flight Crew (the cheerleading squads for the Oakland Raiders and the New York Jets, respectively), […]