Rancho Gordo Temp Worker Wins $250,000 in Pregnancy Discrimination and Wrongful Termination Case

Many different types of employment discrimination are illegal under California labor laws. Discrimination based on a worker’s race and age are among the most common types of unlawful treatment reported in the…

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Erin Andrews awarded $55 million in peephole video lawsuit

Television personality and sports reporter Erin Andrews won a $55 million settlement in March in her lawsuit against Nashville hotel operator Windsor Capital Group and others. In September 2008, Andrews was a…

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Historic bill gives farmworkers overtime after 8 hours of work

California farmworkers will now be granted the same overtime rights as most employees in other industries. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on September 12 that will give the state’s farmworkers overtime after…

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Hewlett Packard faces age discrimination lawsuit

Four former employees sued Hewlett Packard for age discrimination, alleging they were fired as part of a sweeping five-year restructuring effort, “to make the company younger.” The proposed class action lawsuit was…

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Ulta agrees to pay $3.65 million in overtime settlement

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. has agreed to a $3.65 million class action settlement in an overtime dispute involving a group of California store managers. The case was filed in the…

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500 workers sue McDonald’s for wage and overtime violations

McDonald’s Corporation and a franchisee are defendants in a class action lawsuit alleging wage and hour violations, including failure to pay overtime and minimum wage. Employees of five McDonald’s restaurants in northern…

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Qualcomm employees to get $19.5 million in gender discrimination settlement

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. will enter a $19.5 million settlement to end a nationwide gender discrimination lawsuit that involves 3,300 women employees. The lawsuit alleged that the San Diego, California-based company denied women…

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FedEx drivers to receive $240 million in misclassification lawsuit

FedEx Corp. is likely to end a lengthy legal dispute over driver misclassification with a $240 million settlement. Drivers in 20 states have filed lawsuits against the package delivery company claiming they…

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Macy’s faces class action lawsuit over unpaid wages and overtime

Former employees of Macy’s have sued the retailer for failing to pay them wages and overtime they believe they are owed. The unpaid wages and overtime lawsuit was filed in a California…

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