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LVBH clients featured in Berkeleyside article

Berkeleyside published an article discussing a lawsuit filed by LVBH on behalf of three women against their employer, Berkeley Unified School District. In the lawsuit, the female custodians allege claims of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and retaliation, as well as failure to prevent harassment and discrimination. As the article notes, this is the second lawsuit in three years regarding inappropriate and unlawful behavior within the Berkeley High School custodial department. LVBH attorney Jean Hyams was interviewed for the article, saying “It does seem as though there is this small cadre of cronies in that department, who are all male, and have been running the place for quite some time, and they’re protecting each other.” … [Read More...]

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