Amazon Accused of Systemic Disability Discrimination by New York State Agency

Amazon Disability Discrimination

The New York State Division of Human Rights has accused Amazon of discriminating against pregnant and disabled workers at its worksites. A complaint was filed by the Agency claiming that Amazon has policies requiring workers to take unpaid leaves of absences even if they are capable of working, instead of providing reasonable accommodations. The complaint […]

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Pregnancy Medical Leave – Case Example

Pregnancy Discrimination Case Example

Vero is a young woman who experienced shocking pregnancy and disability discrimination at work. When she went on a temporary disability leave due to pregnancy complications, she was written up for falling behind on her work while on leave! To add insult to injury, Vero’s employer ordered her to work overtime to make up for […]

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University of Texas Professor Wins $3M Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Professor Pregnancy Discrimination News

University of Texas at Austin engineering professor, Evdokia Nikolova, has been awarded $3 million by a jury for being discriminated against based on sex and pregnancy when she applied for tenure.  Nikolova had worked for nearly five years at UT-Austin and two years at Texas A&M University, when she applied for tenure for the 2018-2019 […]

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Shirazi Law Firm Announced as a Top Los Angeles Employment Law Firm by UpCity! 

Shirazi Law Firm is announced as Top Employment and Labor Law Firm in Los Angeles and Nationally according to upcity

Shirazi Law Firm is thrilled to officially announce that we have been recognized as one of the top employment and labor law firms in Los Angeles and nationally by UpCity!  From wrongful termination to discrimination to harassment, we handle all types of employment law cases. We have helped past clients achieve significant results against some […]

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Pregnancy & Disability Leave – Case Example

Pregnancy / Disability Leave

Dalia is a young woman who had consistently performed well at her job. Dalia became pregnant and took a pregnancy leave because of her medical condition. She regularly kept in contact with her employer at all times. She provided doctor’s notes to her employer that she was disabled because she suffered from post-partum depression. But, […]

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Case Example: Pregnancy Leave Discrimination in Los Angeles

Today I want to talk about one of my pregnancy discrimination cases. I once had a pregnant client who needed more than four months of leave, allowed under California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave Law. Instead of giving her additional time for her doctor’s note, they callously fired her without warning. This was devastating to her, and […]

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Even More Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Former Fox News Chairman Alies

The nightmare for former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, is still not over. New sexual harassment accusations against Ailes have recently surfaced, nearly six months after Fox paid out $20 million to settle one sexual harassment case. Curanaj’s suit is not against Ailes or Fox News, but against the New York Fox TV Station she worked […]

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Woman Claims She Was Fired Twice Because She Was Pregnant

Ashley Lucas claims that she was recently fired twice for being pregnant from her job at Service Boss, Inc. In August 2015, Lucas filed suit alleging that she was hired in February 2014 and fired in April. She was then reinstated and fired again in June. At the time of both dismissals she was pregnant, […]

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