By: Richard S. Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
August 7, 2017

If you ever applied for a job that required you to fill out an application, you may have seen a checkbox next to the question “Have you ever been convicted of a felony?”

This year, a new regulation in the city of Los Angeles requires employers to remove that box along with the question about the applicant’s criminal history.
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By: Richard S. Rosenberg
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP Newsletter
June 12, 2017

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal has once again turned to some of the leading employment attorneys and experts in the region to get their assessments regarding the current state of labor legislation, the new rules of hiring and firing, and the various trends that they have been observing, and in some cases, driving.

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On May 22, 2017, Linda Hurevitz and Zareh Jaltorossian won summary adjudication on behalf of a hospital in a case alleging claims for age and disability discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, retaliation, and misclassification/failure to pay overtime.  The court granted summary adjudication as to the plaintiff’s age-based claims, retaliation, breach of contract, failure to pay…

In a putative wage and hour class action against one of the firm’s well known hotel clients, in which they had previously obtained summary adjudication of Plaintiff’s meal and rest period penalty rate claim (see February 22, 2017 Verdicts/Favorable Outcomes), Richard Rosenberg and David Fishman obtained summary judgment with respect to Plaintiff’s remaining claims. Plaintiff’s…

On March 24, 2017, Linda Savitt, Zareh Jaltorossian and Jessica Gomez won summary judgment on behalf a religious organization in a lawsuit alleging disability discrimination, failure to accommodate, and wrongful termination under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).  The trial court granted summary judgment on the ground that the defendant’s status as a religious…

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