In February 2015, Partners Linda Miller Savitt and Jonathan S. Rosenberg and Associate Stephanie B. Kantor, obtained summary judgment in Hoffman v. Dignity Health d/b/a Mercy General Hospital (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-00143475-CU-WT-GDS). The plaintiff claimed that she was sexually harassed, wrongfully terminated in violation of Health & Safety Code Section 1278.5, and retaliated…

On December 16, 2014, Senior Partner John Golper and Associate Eric Mueller received a favorable arbitration award on behalf of a largest California-based wholesaler-distributor of health and natural food products. The Company discharged a 27-year loading employee who was also a Union shop steward, for improperly and negligently loading and shipping product to the wrong customer.

In February 2014, partner Jeffrey Fuchsman and associate Rami Yomtov prevailed in a case before the National Labor Relations Board challenging a class action waiver in an arbitration agreement in a case involving a large janitorial contractor.

On December 31, 2012 Senior Partner John Golper, Senior Counsel Katherine Hren and Associate Craig Hoetger received a favorable decision dismissing all complaint allegations brought by the SEIU United Service Workers Union alleging numerous unfair labor practices against Windsor Redding Care Center. The case involved a consolidated complaint of four separate cases and was tried…

On December 10, 2012, Linda Miller Savitt and Gordon N. Kojima received a defense verdict in Grace Hechanova v. Gateways Hospital & Mental Health Center. Plaintiff Hechanova alleged wrongful termination in violation of public policy, unlawful retaliation and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Although Hechanova was hired by Gateways Hospital as a Case Aide, she…

On November 5, 2012, Partner Matt Wakefield received a favorable arbitration award on behalf of an upscale hotel in Detroit, Michigan. The hotel discharged an engineer for failing to properly perform his job following a series of progressive disciplinary actions. The union representing the engineer grieved the discharge, asserting that it was without just cause….

On August 17, 2012, Partner Matt Wakefield received a favorable arbitration award on behalf of a luxury resort in Southern California. The resort outsourced the function of providing golf lessons to a third party. The union representing an affected employee grieved the resort’s decision, arguing that the outsourcing violating the collective bargaining agreement. The resort…

On July 13, 2012, Partner Matt Wakefield received a favorable arbitration award on behalf of a large hotel in the San Diego area. The hotel had discharged a cook for failing a post-accident drug test. The union representing the employee argued that just cause for discharge did not exist because the hotel did not have…

On December 6, 2011, Linda Miller Savitt and John J. Manier obtained a defense verdict in Richard Robinson v. County of Los Angeles, et al., a First Amendment retaliation case brought under the federal civil rights statute, 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff was a sergeant in the County’s Office of Public Safety. He applied for…

On October 27, 2011, Linda Miller Savitt, Elsa Banuelos, and Vicky H. Lin received a defense verdict in Nichole Hoffman v. 10520 Wilshire Owners Association. Plaintiff Hoffman alleged discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, failure to pay wages, invasion of privacy, breach of contract, harassment, defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Plaintiff was hired by 10520…

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