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October 2015 Archives

Woman scores judgment in age, gender discrimination case

A Sacramento woman has scored a major win against her former employer, which she accused of gender and age discrimination. The woman has obtained some $4 million from a jury trial in connection with the case against Bass Underwriters, a Florida-based company that runs the California location. The woman had worked as a broker at the firm for 15 years before she was ousted from her position because of the discrimination. Now, a younger male worker still holds her job -- but it appears that she has had the last laugh against the discriminatory firm.

Can I sue for wrongful termination after a workplace injury?

How can you prevent being wrongfully fired after you suffer a workplace injury? For too many Californians, the risk of suffering through wrongful termination after a workplace accident is a very real issue. Unscrupulous employers will attempt to limit your access to the financial resources you need after you are the victim of a workplace injury. Today, we discuss just how to handle being injured at work so that you are protected if you are illegally fired.

Bononi Wins Age Discrimination Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Giant, 2012

business-suit-690048_640.jpgIn 2012, Bononi Law Group won an age discrimination lawsuit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Partnering with a Nevada law firm, Bononi sued the pharmaceutical giant Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. The claim was based on the complaints of a sales executive who was 55 at the time of the incidents in question.

Do you qualify for FMLA protection in California?

Do you know your rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act in California? The FMLA is one of the most important pieces of legislation for employees in the state, offering workers a significant amount of protection in the event of a health or family emergency. Understanding its provisions is a key step toward protecting your own rights in the workplace if you have to take time off because you or a loved one is ill.

Are you familiar with your employee rights?

There are many state and federal employment laws in place to protect your rights as an employee. While most people never have to think about these, others are put in a bad position at some point. For this reason, they are forced to learn more about their rights and to consider if they have been violated in some way.

How to identify discrimination at work

There are many challenges associated with workplace discrimination and harassment, including the difficulties associated with pinpointing such behavior. Although you may think you have become a victim, you will not know for sure until you learn more about your situation and the associated laws.

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