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2015

5 Facts About California’s New Sick Leave Law

5 Facts About California’s New Sick Leave Law 150 150 Shegerian Law

California is making strides again in the employment rights arena. Just last year, it became one of the few states in the U.S. to extend discrimination protection to workers based…

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Attorneys Speak Out as CNN Sheds New Light on Bikram Choudhury Sexual Assault Cases

Attorneys Speak Out as CNN Sheds New Light on Bikram Choudhury Sexual Assault Cases Shegerian Law

In a series of interviews broadcast on CNN this week, Choudhury and Plaintiff Sarah Baughn each share their stories. “These cases are actually representative of a problem that has plagued…

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Bikram yoga founder denies sexual assault allegations in exclusive interview

Bikram yoga founder denies sexual assault allegations in exclusive interview Shegerian Law

For five decades, Bikram Choudhury built an empire. The signature “hot yoga” bearing his name drew throngs of devotees, spawning studios teaching the practice all over the world. He became…

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Employment Discrimination and the Supreme Court: 3 Cases to Watch for the 2014-15 Term

Employment Discrimination and the Supreme Court: 3 Cases to Watch for the 2014-15 Term 150 150 Shegerian Law

The Supreme Court has had a powerful history of deciding pivotal cases in employment law. Supreme Court cases often form the backbone for important case law which employees and employers…

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Bikram Yoga Guru Can’t Flex Way Out Of Sex Harassment Suit

Bikram Yoga Guru Can’t Flex Way Out Of Sex Harassment Suit Shegerian Law

A California judge on Wednesday refused to let Bikram Choudhury and his yoga college out of a suit alleging he made unwanted sexual advances toward a female student, ruling that…

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How to Ensure Your Employment Rights Are Protected If You’re Pregnant

How to Ensure Your Employment Rights Are Protected If You’re Pregnant 150 150 Shegerian Law

Federal employment and maternity leave laws stress that all employees should be treated equally. This includes in terms of hiring, termination, pay, and benefits. The problem is that some employers…

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5 Facts to Know About Transgender Employment Discrimination

5 Facts to Know About Transgender Employment Discrimination 150 150 Shegerian Law

If you’re a transgender worker in the U.S., work life can be challenging. Often, this is due to some form of discrimination. Federal law has not yet been passed to…

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How to Spot a Discriminatory Background Check

How to Spot a Discriminatory Background Check 150 150 Shegerian Law

Recent developments in the way that the EEOC analyzes employment discrimination cases based on unfair background checks for jobs has set guidelines for identifying violations of the law. The EEOC…

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Attorneys Team to Help Six Women Seek Justice in Bikram Choudhury Sexual Assault Cases

Attorneys Team to Help Six Women Seek Justice in Bikram Choudhury Sexual Assault Cases Shegerian Law

NBC’s “Today Show” is the latest media forum to share some of the details surrounding sexual assault claims made against Bikram Choudhury. Six women have now come forward, at the…

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