Fighting for Workers’ Rights: How Employee Rights Lawsuits Improve the Workplace for All

Employee rights lawsuits play a critical role in keeping businesses fair and inclusive. By challenging gender, race, and age discrimination, sexual and other harassment, and wage fraud and theft, these cases set precedents that force defendant organizations to create and maintain more equitable workplaces and fair cultures, while alerting other companies that they cannot escape

2023-05-03T23:24:15+00:00May 3rd, 2023|Employment Law|

New York Governor Hochul Signs New Legislation Protecting Employees from Retaliation

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has enacted legislation that protects employees in the state from retaliatory actions for reporting illegal or dangerous business activities. In meaningfully amending the prior law, there are multiple important and noteworthy aspects of the new law that together give crucial support to whistleblowers.

2021-10-29T18:27:40+00:00October 29th, 2021|Employment Law, Whistleblower Law|

Dean Harvey Co-Authors ABA Antitrust Law Section Comments to the FTC Workshop on “Non-Competes in the Workplace: Examining Antitrust and Consumer Protection Issues”

The American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law recently submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission in connection with the January 2020 FTC workshop on “Non-Competes in the Workplace: Examining Antitrust and Consumer Protection Issues.” In section two of the submission, Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey provided detailed commentary on the “Impact of Non-compete

2022-09-21T16:37:37+00:00April 27th, 2020|Antitrust, Employment Law|

Annika K. Martin Talks to Agenda About the Impact of #MeToo on Corporate Culture

Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin spoke recently with web based business resource platform Agenda about the rise of the #MeToo movement in corporate culture and how #MeToo has driven corporations to change how they handle misconduct. Rather than buying off accusers, as was once common, those in charge are instead imposing strong ethical standards

2020-03-20T12:18:53+00:00March 20th, 2020|Employment Law, Sexual Abuse|

Class Action Lawsuits Play Critical Role in the Fight to Protect Consumers and Workers from Being Cheated –

Powerful and straightforward piece in Slate reveals how Americans have had their consumer and employee rights stripped away from them Since their inception, class action lawsuits have provided consumers with a mechanism to challenge and deter large corporations from breaking the law. Over the last decade, however, hundreds of millions of Americans have seen themselves

2019-12-18T14:45:49+00:00December 18th, 2019|Consumer Fraud, Employment Law|

American Antitrust Institute Pens Letter of Opposition to Department of Justice Over DOJ’s “Misguided” Approach Toward Fast Food Franchise No-Poach Employee Restriction Agreements

On Thursday May 2, 2019 the American Antitrust Institute submitted a thirteen-page letter to the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice expressing concerns that the DOJ’s recent Statement of Interest relating to fast food franchise employee “no-poach” cases “threatens to lead district courts astray and discourage antitrust challenges to patently anticompetitive labor-market restraints that

2019-05-03T15:27:21+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Antitrust, Employment Law|