The agency that runs California’s prisons has settled a gender discrimination lawsuit by two of its female special agents for $2.3 million, in what is believed to be the largest settlement of its kind for gender discrimination, including failure to promote, and sexual harassment within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Parker and […]
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 […]
Juan Rodriguez, an educator in the school district for over 19 years, filed the lawsuit alleging that the San Rafael City Schools Superintendent and Board discriminated against him based on race and national origin discrimination, and because of his vocal advocacy for the racial equity within the San Rafael City Schools. As a result, the […]
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 […]
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 […]