"It's part of the courts recognizing … that the wage gap is real and it's substantial, and legislatures are well within their rights to take legislative action to address the wage gap," said Chauniqua Young of Outten & Golden LLP, who represents workers bringing discrimination and wage and hour claims.
Chauniqua Young of Outten & Golden LLP, who represents workers in discrimination cases, said new requirements that employers must be transparent around salary ranges, which Connecticut, Nevada and Rhode Island passed in 2021, were especially important.
"The fact that you have three jurisdictions passing these types of laws is a tribute to legislatures trying to get things done and probably a host of organizers that are bringing issues to state legislatures' attention," Young said. "I expect to see that more states will pass pay transparency laws."
Outten & Golden partner Ossai Miazad recently settled a hiring discrimination case against The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) on behalf of David Rodriguez, a DACA recipient who applied for an internship at P&G, and others similarly situated to him. The case sought to address P&G’s policy and practice of screening out internship and entry-level applicants who are non-United States citizens unless they held a long-term work authorization.
The case was filed as a putative class action in federal district court in...
On September 29, 2021, Outten & Golden obtained court approval of a settlement agreement and consent decree that prohibits the individuals who allegedly ran an unlicensed, worked-based "recovery" program with multiple citations from the Department of Labor, from operating or directing a rehabilitation program in the state of North Carolina. The settlement and consent decree enforcing it follow Outten & Golden's recovery of $805,000 through settlements with the businesses that contracted with the recovery program. Plaintiffs are also represented by the North Carolina Justice Center...
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...
Employment law firm Outten & Golden LLP announced today the promotion of Cassandra W. Lenning, Christopher M. McNerney, Amy F. Shulman, Daniel S. Stromberg, and Chauniqua D. Young to partnership effective January 1, 2021.
Outten & Golden LLP, a premier law firm focused exclusively on representing employees, is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys from the firm's New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., offices have been named to the 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. All of the honorees have been previously selected.
President Donald Trump is transforming the courts, winning his 200th judicial confirmation Wednesday. Here, we look at the impact those judges have had on employment law, from employer-friendly rulings on arbitration to the recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court win for gay and transgender workers.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has agreed to pay nearly $12 million to a group of unsuccessful job applicants to close the book on a California federal suit accusing the accounting firm of age discrimination.
Outten & Golden LLP, a premier law firm focusing exclusively on representing employees, is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys across the firm's four offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., have been recognized in the 2019 editions of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.