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Experimental Proof Confirms Existence of Los Angeles Job Market Age Discrimination

Most labor economists and discrimination lawyers accept that in today’s world, workplace discrimination plays a major factor in the career market. Numerous experiments have been…

Laurel Haag Named Super Lawyer Rising Star for 4th Consecutive Year

Since she was first recognized in 2010, Laurel N. Haag, partner at Carlin & Buchsbaum, has been consistently named to Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.…

California Updates Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Pregnancy Disability Leave Regulations

Continual scrutiny following workplace discrimination based on gender, age, race, religion, and sexuality has led to monumental change in California workplace discrimination and harassment regulations.…

I’m Moving to a Competitor—Is that Non-Compete I Signed Enforceable?

By Brent Buchsbaum Employers in California frequently ask employees to sign non-compete agreements as a condition of employment.  This is very common among salespeople or…

What Rights Do I Have to My Vacation and Sick Pay?

By Brent Buchsbaum Most employers have a policy of providing vacation pay.  There is a general understanding that employees in competitive industries are pushed very…

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…

If I Lose My Job, Do I Still get Paid My Future Sales Commissions?

By Brent Buchsbaum When a salesperson is abruptly let go, one of the first questions that usually arises is whether the employer will pay out…

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…

Help: My former employer is giving me a bad reference!

By Brent Buchsbaum It’s one thing to get laid off or fired from a job, but the harm caused by this event is only compounded…

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