Partners Sharon Vinick and Leslie Levy with attorney Patricia Pierce of Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores in Philadelphia, filed a wage theft class action lawsuit against the New York Jets NFL team. The lawsuit alleged that the cheerleaders, known as the “Flight Crew,” were not being paid minimum wage for all hours worked at […]
Partner Leslie Levy filed a complaint against a large construction company, alleging sexual harassment and sexual assault, on behalf of a female employee whose supervisor sexually harassed and forced to her engage in sexual contact if she wanted to keep her job. Moreover, in order to force the Plaintiff to continue to sexual contact, her […]
Sharon Vinick represented a class of truck drivers employed by White Cap Construction, who allegedly were denied their meal and rest breaks. In one of the largest per-employee settlements of a meal and rest break case in the state of California, attorneys negotiated a settlement that led to an average employee payment of almost $10,000.
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP filed a complaint against a hardware store that continuously subjected its employee to racial slurs and engaged in pattern of discrimination against Hispanic customers. The employee regularly complained to management of the hostile environment but the management failed to take any action. The employee ultimately resigned because he feared for […]
Partners Darci Burrell and Jean Hyams, with attorney Rebecca Kagin, filed a complaint on behalf of a female dealer against a local card room for sexual harassment and retaliation. In the complaint, the client alleged that she was subjected to sexually suggestive comments and gestures on a regular basis, which created a hostile work environment. […]
Partners Leslie Levy and Sharon Vinick filed suit on behalf of a woman working to provide services for homeless adults. The employee, as well as some female clients, were sexually harassed by her co-worker. Despite the employee’s report of the illegal behavior no action was taken against the harasser. Instead, the employer transferred her to […]
Partners Leslie Levy and Sharon Vinick filed a complaint on behalf an employee who was sexually harassed, and later terminated following an on-the-job injury. From the beginning of her employment Plaintiff was sexually harassed by a high ranking official of the company. Fearing retaliation, Plaintiff did not report the harassment, but instead tried to avoid […]
Partner Leslie Levy filed a complaint on behalf of a disabled African American woman who was employed at a Bay Area nursing home facility. The employee was denied approved disability leave and subjected to differential treatment because of her race. Additionally, the employer failed to provide basic accommodations for the employee, such as wheelchair accessible […]