A class action lawsuit has been filed against Carl Karcher Enterprises (CKE) over allegations of wage suppression. CKE is the parent company of Carl’s Jr., a chain of fast food restaurants. According to the lawsuit, filed by one current and one former employee of Carl’s Jr., managers are prevented from taking higher paying positions at … Continue reading
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These employment attorneys share their experiences in business law and what they do for the employment law firm of Kesluk, Silverstein, Jacob & Morrison, P.C.
Labor statistics published by the Senate’s Joint Economic Committee show women make 79 cents for every dollar made by men. This gender wage gap is even greater among women in minority groups. According to the Joint Economic Committee, Latina women make 55 cents for every dollar made by men. The pay gap has negative effects … Continue reading
Does your workplace have a “wellness plan” that requires you to take a health assessment? Some are raising concerns employer wellness programs may encourage businesses to conduct age discrimination against older workers. Workers receive incentives to participate in these programs, such as financial awards, time off or free meals. Many of these programs operate under … Continue reading
A bill was recently signed into law that aims to prevent wage theft. Before we discuss how the bill will work, let’s go over why it was needed in the first place. Wage theft is an out-of-control problem in California and here in Los Angeles. In fact, Los Angeles workers are denied $26.6 million in … Continue reading