A free online screening of the documentary “A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem” will be held on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. PST. A panel discussion will follow featuring the film director Yu Gu, LVBH partner Darci Burrell, LVBH client Lacy Thibodeaux Fields, and Equal Pay Today Director Shannon Williams. The event […]
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February 22, 2020 – Dr. Margaret Mitchell, founder and co-lead of Google’s Ethical AI research team with Dr. Timnit Gebru, has provided additional information regarding events leading up to her termination, which was announced late Friday afternoon. Dr. Mitchell has confirmed that, before and after Google’s termination of Dr. Gebru, she was vocally raising concerns […]
For many folks, working from home – since March of 2020 – has taken a huge toll on our health and well-being. For some employees with disabilities, such as ADHD, depression, or anxiety, working at home can be even more difficult. Social isolation and the lack of structure can exacerbate depression, anxiety, ADHD, or other […]
The film team that is bringing the story of cheerleader activism to the screen is presenting an online panel discussion on Thursday, January 7th featuring LVBH client and former Oakland Raiders cheerleader Lacy Thibodeaux, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, and LVBH partner Sharon Vinick, along with others. Entitled “Cheering on Change,” the event follows closely on […]
For over four years, documentary filmmakers have been working to bring to light the story of Lacy Thibodeaux, the woman who became the face of NFL cheerleaders after she brought the first class action lawsuit to challenge the gross underpayment of professional football cheerleaders. Drawing on hours of interviews, filmmaker Yu Gu also features the […]
The Marin Independent-Journal published an article discussing a lawsuit filed by Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP on behalf of Juan Rodriguez against San Rafael City Schools. In his lawsuit, Mr. Rodriguez alleges claims of discrimination, retaliation, and defamation. Mr. Rodriguez was the principal of Venetia Valley School for 8 years until last March, when he […]
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.
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. […]