Job Discrimination Lawyer: BurbankFirst incorporated in 1911, Burbank has since grown to a population of over 104,000 and has become known as the media capital of the world. With its close proximity to Hollywood, numerous media, entertainment, and film production companies call Burbank home, including some of the largest entertainment companies in the world!1 In fact, there are well over 20,000 jobs in the entertainment industry alone in Burbank, which is by far the largest economic driver for the city. However, no matter what industry you work in, workplace discrimination is an unfortunate reality that occurs every single day. Based on statewide statistics released by the State of California, it is estimated that there were over 50 cases of employment discrimination filed by residents of Burbank in 2016. Statewide, there were nearly 20,000 cases filed!2 It’s clear that many people need an employment discrimination lawyer. Burbank’s workers can depend on Shegerian & Associates to obtain successful outcomes. While these numbers seem large, only a fraction of those wronged in the workplace ever seek justice. Hundreds of thousands of workers throughout California, including many in Burbank, have injustices committed against them in the workplace and are afraid to seek help. We want workers in Burbank to understand that they have rights, and when they hire a job discrimination lawyer, Burbank takes a step toward the workplace justice its employees deserve. At Shegerian & Associates, we have been fighting for the rights of workers for over a decade. We stand up for our clients to ensure they receive compensation for the wrongs committed against them. Here are just a few local verdicts our clients have been awarded:
Verdict in Disability Discrimination CaseApril Rodriguez was awarded $16.5 million in punitive damages by a Los Angeles jury. They found that her former employer discriminated against her because of a mental disability and wrongfully fired her, bringing her total award to $21.7 million.
Discrimination Verdict for Burbank EmployeeAfter 23.5 years of service, a machine operator was terminated from her job when she expressed concerns about the safety of the machines she operated. The employer refused to even consider stopping the machines, and our client was treated like an outsider in retaliation for voicing her safety concerns. Finally, she was terminated from her job. We fought for her and our efforts resulted in a $9,100.000.00 whistleblower verdict award for her. Because she retained a job discrimination lawyer, Burbank employers were reminded of the high price to pay for treating employees unfairly or unjustly.
Whether you work for a large entertainment employer here in Burbank or a small business, you deserve to be treated properly in the workplace. We specialize in a variety of types of discrimination, including:
- https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2017/07/DFEH-AnnualReport-2016July6.pdf Figures are based on comparing the total California population and discrimination cases filed to the total population of Burbank and are only an estimate.