Workers Sue Target for Racially Offensive Document

Target is accused of harassment, discrimination and retaliation by three former employees, says LA wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover.

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Summary Judgment in Employment Discrimination/Retaliation Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 08/25/2012 A plaintiff claimed his employer discriminated against him because of his non-Japanese origin and retaliated against him when he complained about the discrimination. The district court granted summary judgment for the employer, but the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed that determination. Schirle v. Sokudo USA, L.L.C., et al., No. 11-10788 (5th Cir. […]

Settling an Employment-Related Lawsuit

/cdklawyers.com// 07/25/2010 Employers and employees may find themselves in litigation with one another over the breach of an employment contract, the theft of trade secrets, the breach of a non-compete agreement, or a discrimination or retaliation matter.  If the parties are like most parties to litigation, they will resolve their dispute with a settlement agreement […]

Fifth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for Employer

/cdklawyers.com// 04/04/2010 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment for an employer in a discrimination case.  Jackson v. Cal-W. Packaging Corp., No. 09-20411 (5th Cir. March 2, 2010), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/09/09-20411-CV0.wpd.pdf. The plaintiff sued his former employer for age discrimination after allegedly being fired for non-compliance with the company’s sexual harassment policy.  […]

Discovery Matters in Lawsuits over Employment Law Issues

/cdklawyers.com// 03/14/2010 Employers and employees may find themselves in litigation with one another over a breach of contract issue, the breach of a non-compete agreement, or a discrimination or retaliation matter.  Sometimes, the parties can resolve their differences easily.  But if the parties are not able to resolve the case at the outset, they must […]