In 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.
An assistant director on the popular TV show The Big Bang Theory, Christopher Klausen, has filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros Television, the producer of the sitcom aired on the CBS network. The lawsuit charges violation of California's Fair Employment and Housing Act, failure to prevent discrimination and wrongful termination. He is represented by Michael Bononi and Jarryd Cooper of the Los Angeles employment law firm Bononi Law Group.
Roberleigh Richester began working for the Centinela Valley Union High School District in 1999. In 2008, he received the "Security of the Year" award at Lawndale High. In 2012, at age 63, he retired from the school district, claiming he had been discriminated against because of his age since he turned 60.
Employers know that the law prohibits discrimination against some job candidates on the basis of age. Despite clear protections, age discrimination is a real problem.
A new sexual harassment case levels allegations against a disabled California lawyer. The case claims that the lawyer discriminated against employees and job applicants before firing one of the plaintiffs because she mentioned her concerns with these practices.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a final rule on Friday intended to clarify protections offered by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The ADEA is intended to protect workers 40 and older from both intentional and as-applied workplace discrimination based on age.
A growing number of law schools across the U.S. are facing lawsuits brought on behalf of recent law graduates having great difficulty finding employment. Most of these lawsuits claim that the law schools failed to accurately report their post-graduation employment data, misleading students about their prospects for finding jobs after law school and leaving them with thousands of dollars in student loan debt without a job.
A former law firm partner lost his age discrimination suit against law firm Holland & Knight. The judge granted summary judgment in favor of the law firm, holding that the former partner was not an employee under a legal test established by a previous legal decision involving a law firm.