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Court Cautions Employers About Policy of Firing Based on Physical Attractiveness

By Negin Iraninejadian In 2005, the California Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Yanowitz v. L’Oreal U.S.A. Inc., broadened the scope of what may constitute…

Long Beach Discrimination Lawyers Win $100K Judgment for Former Costco Meat Supervisor

By Anya Kamenetz FAST COMPANY- In the world of big-box grocers, Costco is known for a few things: its deals on everything from wide-screen televisions to…

Carlin and Buchsbaum Represent Costco Meat Supervisor and Get $100,000 for Alleged Confinement and Interrogation

LOS ANGELES — A former Costco meat department supervisor who alleged he was confined for several hours in a room at the Hawthorne Business Center…

Court of Appeals Criticizes Well-Funded Employers for Burying Employee Lawsuits with Paperwork

By Branden Hamilton In Nazir v. United Airlines, Inc., Nazir, a man of Pakistani ancestry and a practicing Muslim, was terminated for sexual harassment in California…

What Lyle v. Warner Bros Taught Us About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in California

By Negin Iraninejadian Offensive and raunchy sexual comments made in the workplace may not necessarily give rise to a claim of sexual harassment under the California…