Tag: Employment

December 6, 2023
The federal district court in California recently granted final approval for a $3 million settlement in a wage dispute brought by Redfin real estate agents. The lawsuit, known as Bell v. Redfin Corp., involved allegations that Redfin misclassified agents as independent contractors and failed to pay proper wages, overtime, and premiums.
October 4, 2023
In a significant legal development, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently filed a lawsuit against United Parcel Service (“UPS”) on allegations of disability discrimination. The lawsuit centers on UPS's alleged refusal to hire individuals who are deaf or hearing-impaired as drivers, a move that has raised concerns about equal employment opportunities.
September 19, 2023
September 14, 2023, marked the end of California’s State Legislative Session. As expected, the state legislature has passed several employment-law-related bills that will be presented to Governor Gavin Newsom for signature. He will have until October 14, 2023, to either sign or veto the bills. If passed, the bills discussed in this article will be effective from January 1, 2024.