A court has awarded collective action status to an unpaid wages suit against public relations technology giant Cision.
Three former sales representatives sued Cision in January, as first reported by Bloomberg, alleging the company didn't compensate them for overtime.
According to a May order from US District Court, New York's Southern District, the former employees alleged they often had to work more than 40 hours...
San Francisco Daily Journal - Jahan Sagafi and Michelle Erickson
Concerned with the success of the civil rights and women's rights movements in the 1960s and cultural challenges to corporate power, conservatives in the 1970s planned their legal revolution. In recent decades, this effort has borne fruit. Ballooning corporate power and substantial erosion of the public sphere have caused a yawning chasm between rich and poor. One of the conservative legal architects' greatest achievements is forced arbitration: the privatization of the public court system coupled with attacks on one of the strongest tools for civil law enforcement - the class action.
Recently, PBS and its New York affiliate, WLIW, aired an episode of renowned journalist Sheelah Kolhatkar’s show “Playing by the Rules” that focused on Uber and featured interviews with our lawyers Jahan Sagafi, Iris Mattes, and Rachel Dempsey. That episode explores what went wrong at Uber, and how it found itself the subject of intense public scrutiny and criticism for allegations of discrimination and harassment. In the episode, our legal team discusses their work advocating on behalf of female...
The event, organized by the New York affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA/NY), focused on current issues in employment law, and was attended by over 100 legal professionals, scholars, and students.
Outten & Golden partner Jahan Sagafi has been recognized one of the Top Labor & Employment Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal in California. The annual award is given to 75 California-based attorneys for their contributions to the law and the community. Daily Journal’s list draws from plaintiffs’, defense, government, and nonprofit lawyers. Mr. Sagafi was included for the third year in a row.
The Daily Journal highlighted Mr. Sagafi’s work on del Toro Lopez v Uber...
Outten & Golden LLP convinced a jury that Computer Sciences Corp. misclassified its workers as overtime exempt and reached multimillion-dollar settlements on behalf of workers accusing Uber Technologies Inc. and Target Corp. of discrimination, earning it a spot as one of Law360’s Employment Groups of the Year.