Disability discrimination is real and illegal

When it comes to employment, there are various protected classes in the United States. Those in these classes cannot be discriminated against, and if they …

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Don’t be afraid to be a whistleblower

While the vast majority of businesses in California operate above board, there are a few where employees may notice questionable, possibly illegal things taking place. …

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Women still dealing with lower wages for the same work

Celebrities at award shows may make the headlines by calling for equal pay for the work they do. However, in their glamor and spotlights, they …

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Victims of wrongful termination may seek relief

Every day, numerous California residents are fired from their jobs. For some, this is done with good reason. For others, wrongful termination may be suspected. …

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Age discrimination may also have elements of sexism

Federal and California laws prohibit discrimination against a number of protected classes during any phase of the employment process. This means an employer may not …

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Employment contracts don’t always protect workers

Not every job requires a contract between employer and employee. However, when the job includes complex benefits, access to trade secrets or other critical issues, …

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Retaliation may follow complaints of discrimination

Sometimes things do not go smoothly in the workplace. California employees who feel their bosses or other workers are treating them unfairly may file a …

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Hooters settles in sexual harassment lawsuit

As an employee, you have rights protecting you from sexual harassment in the workplace. Both California and federal laws protect you from harassment. Two male …

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Bernard Alexander was selected as a Top Labor and Employment Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal on July 10, 2019

Alexander has been a successful plaintiffs-side employment lawyer for one simple reason: He never underestimates an employee’s value. “Some employers go to trial because they …

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Bernard Alexander, Tracy Fehr, and co-counsel Hugo Gamez won a $1,292,063 jury verdict

On April 16, 2019, Bernard Alexander, Tracy Fehr, and co-counsel Hugo Gamez won a $1,292,063 jury verdict today on behalf of our client Aron Monterroso …

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Bernard Alexander moderated a panel entitled “Elimination of Bias”

On April 7, 2019, Bernard Alexander moderated a panel entitled “Elimination of Bias” with the Honorable Rupert Byrdsong of the Los Angeles Superior Court at …

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Bernard Alexander and co-Counsel Natasha Chesler achieved a $5.3 million jury verdict on behalf of our client Harold Carter against FedEx

On March 25, 2019, Bernard Alexander and co-Counsel Natasha Chesler achieved a $5.3 million jury verdict on behalf of our client Harold Carter against FedEx …

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Bernard Alexander spoke and volunteered at the Black Worker Center with volunteer UCLA students

Through Mike Gaitley and Legal Aid at Work, Bernard Alexander spoke and volunteered at the Black Worker Center with volunteer UCLA students on March 16, …

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Bernard Alexander spoke about jury selection at the Consumer Attorneys of California conference

Bernard Alexander spoke about jury selection at the Consumer Attorneys of California conference in Maui on November 28, 2017.

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Michael Morrison spoke on wage and hour law at CELA’s Annual Conference

Michael Morrison spoke at the California Employment Lawyers Association’s annual conference on the topic of wage and hour class actions in San Diego on October …

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Michael Morrison spoke on equal pay cases at a LACBA Dinner

Michael Morrison spoke about litigating equal pay cases last night in downtown L.A. at a LACBA Labor and Employment Section dinner event in downtown Los …

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A jury in the Los Angeles Superior Court returned a verdict of $1,178,000 in favor of Bernard Alexander

On August 23, 2013, a jury in the downtown Los Angeles Superior Court returned a verdict of $1,178,000 in favor of Bernard Alexander, his co-counsel, …

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Bernard Alexander and co-counsel, Chris Garcia and Seung Yang of Moon & Yang, APC, achieved a $3 million jury verdict in a CFRA retaliation case in the Los Angeles Superior Court

On July 26, 2018, Bernard Alexander and co-counsel, Chris Garcia and Seung Yang of Moon & Yang, APC, achieved a $2 million jury verdict in …

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Michael Morrison spoke at the California Lawyers’ Association’s Eighth Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Conference

Michael Morrison spoke at the California Lawyers’ Association’s Eighth Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Conference in downtown Los Angeles on a panel entitled “Navigating Commission …

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Bernard Alexander spoke at the 35th Labor & Employment Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California in San Francisco

Bernard Alexander spoke at the 35th Labor & Employment Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California in San Francisco on a panel entitled “Naughty …

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