Skip to the main content

1-800-522-7274 AVAILABLE 24/7

Hablamos Español

 

Wilshire Law Firm » Blog » Employment

Employment

Southwest airplane against purple and yellow sunset, cast against the clouds.

Southwest Pilots Sue Boeing Over 737 Max Grounding

The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, or SWAPA, sued Boeing Co. this week, claiming at least $115 million in lost wages and legal fees as a result of Boeing rushing production of their 737 Max jet to stay competitive. Following two 737 Max crashes that killed a total of 346 people in October of 2018 and…

Read More
Wilshire Law Firm PLC Badge and Logo

Wilshire Law Firm Reaches Settlement in Firefighter FLSA Suit

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2019 — Wilshire Law Firm is happy to announce that senior attorney Justin F. Marquez, Esq. and lead employment attorney Nicol Hajjar, Esq. have secured a successful settlement for Retired Division Chief Ronald Pelham in his Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) suit against the City of Monrovia, California. Pelham, a…

Read More
Minimum Wage Workers are Getting a Pay Raise, But It May Not Be Enough

Minimum Wage Raised in LA County, But Not For Everyone

Although the California minimum wage is now $12.00 per hour for large employers and $11.00 per hour for small employers, that hasn’t stopped many counties and municipalities across the state from increasing their minimum wages. Starting July 1st, 2019, workers in the City of Los Angeles and Unincorporated Los Angeles County received a small bump…

Read More
Scales of Justice

Can a Volunteer Sue For Wrongful Termination?

California is considered an “at-will” state, meaning you can be fired for any reason except for those listed under the California Fair Housing and Employment Act (FEHA). It is due to FEHA that an unpaid volunteer and intern may sue their employer if they were unlawfully terminated because of discrimination or as a form of…

Read More