Back when I was a young woman in my early twenties, I worked for a local company in San Diego. I was proud of myself for working my way from a waitress to the business world, and was taking full time classes to earn my degree while working as a receptionist at a respected business. I eventually worked my way up to assisting high ranking individuals, and that is where I had my first encounter with blatant differential treatment because I was a woman….Read More
Share us on: By Benjamin Horney via Law 360 Law360, New York (July 16, 2015, 1:26 PM ET) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a bill requiring professional football and basketball teams to classify their cheerleaders as employees and pay them at least minimum wage, making official a potentially precedential piece of legislation. A.B. 202, pitched…Read More
Share us on: By Y. Peter Kang via Law360 Law360, Los Angeles (July 16, 2015, 6:48 PM ET) — A California federal judge on Thursday certified a class of about 62,000 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. employees who brought an employment suit claiming they were illegally required to buy the retailer’s clothing for work, ruling that the plaintiffs satisfied all the…Read More
Share us on: By Kevin Penton via Law360.com Law360, New York (July 16, 2015, 7:54 PM ET) — A California federal judge granted class certification Thursday to a group of Apple Inc. retail workers who claim the technology giant stiffed them on pay for the time they spent complying with a company policy that their bags be checked before they…Read More
Share us on: By Beth Winegarner via Law 360 Law360, San Francisco (July 16, 2015, 9:22 PM ET) — Uber Technologies Inc. reached a deal Thursday in a discovery feud over documents on how it calculates fares and tips, which its California drivers wanted for their proposed class action claiming Uber misclassified them as independent contractors and cheated them out…Read More
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