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.
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...
A California federal judge has granted conditional collective action status to unsuccessful job applicants accusing PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP of bias against older candidates, saying the problems that led him to refuse to certify the collective in July had been fixed.
Outten & Golden LLP Employment Law Blog—Nicholas Sikon
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers shrinks Dodd-Frank's protections against workplace retaliation for corporate whistleblowers.
The once robust statute now leaves a gaping hole for those employees in the private sector who report securities related violations to their employer. Now, after the Supreme Court's ruling, employees are required to report directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to avail themselves of legal protection under the statute - internal reporting is no longer enough.
Outten & Golden LLP, a preeminent employee rights law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of six new attorneys to its growing practice of representing employees in all areas of employment law, including individual, class action, and WARN Act matters and cases.