July 2017 Archives

Judge rules in favor of former CEO in employment pension case

A judge recently ruled that an agreement between the former CEO and president of Mechanics Bank must be honored based on its original intent. The ruling settles a lawsuit that the former employer filed against the bank over an employment pension dispute. The bank, which operates multiple branches throughout California, had requested that the suit be dismissed last year for lack of merit.

Singer Eddie Money denied dismissal of wrongful termination suit

In the world of music and musicians, the compositions of touring bands changes for a variety of reasons. However, in spite of some public feuds, one does not hear of a band member filing a wrongful termination suit against a lead artist on a frequent basis. Recently, California resident and singer Eddie Money, was denied his request to have such a suit against him dismissed.

Nurses strike after impasse in employment contract dispute

Nurses are on the front lines of patient care. They often work long hours under hectic conditions, which is why many of them seek protection for their rights under a union. However, even with the assistance of these unions, not every employment contract dispute is easily resolved, as many California workers can attest.

Company agrees to settle EEOC claim and change policies

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a federal agency that protects workers from discrimination. When a California worker believes that he or she has been a victim of some type of discrimination, he or she is entitled to file an EEOC claim in an effort to resolve the issue. Recently, a company agreed to settle a complaint concerning discrimination against disabled workers.

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