No employer likes to receive a harassment complaint. Yet, how the employer handles the complaint can cause even more of a nightmare. In the latest issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine, LVBH partner Jean Hyams discusses best practices for conducting a fair and thorough investigation.
The Employee Matters
Talking about what matters to Employees
Tanzina Vega from the public radio show “The Takeaway” interviewed LVBH partner Sharon Vinick about how employers can be held liable for harassment that occurs while employees are working remotely. In the segment Sharon discusses the risks of the virtual office and how businesses can respond to them.
LVBH Partner Leslie Levy was recently interviewed for a column regarding CNN legal analyst and New Yorker writer Jeffrey Toobin’s indecent exposure during a Zoom meeting. The column, published recently in the Los Angeles Times, considers what has been learned in the age of #MeToo. It also discusses whether Zoom meetings are considered workplace meetings. […]
The Daily Journal interviewed LVBH attorney Wendy Musell to gather her expert opinion for an article about the trend of technology industry employers introducing pay cuts for workers who have left the Bay Area. Employers often include cost of living expenses in their compensation packages. As the majority of workers are working remotely, some have […]
LVBH Partner Sharon Vinick was recently interviewed for an article that just appeared in the Washington Post regarding former cheerleaders of the Washington Football Team who have filed a lawsuit alleging that the team created lewd videos using outtakes from swimsuit calendar photographic sessions. Ms. Vinick, who brought successful wage-theft lawsuits on behalf of cheerleaders […]
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP is honored that attorney Wendy Musell has been selected to the Lawdragon guide of the top 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers in the nation for 2020. The guide highlights lawyers across the nation working for the rights of employees. This is the third consecutive year the guide has been published. […]
On September 17, 2020, LVBH attorney Wendy Musell and her family joined California Governor Gavin Newsom and workers rights advocates to witness the Governor sign historic legislation which will provide family medical leave protections to six million more Californians. Senate Bill (SB) 1383 guarantees job-protected leave for Californians who work for an employer with five […]
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP, a boutique worker’s rights firm, has now expanded its ranks by adding two more accomplished employment attorneys to its roster – Wendy Musell and Rebecca Kagin. Both women will be joining the firm as Of Counsel. Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP, with offices in Oakland, has championed justice and fairness […]