Sixth time the Altshuler Berzon partner has been honored September 21, 2022 – The California Daily Journal named Altshuler Berzon LLP partner Michael Rubin as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in California, for the sixth straight year. Referring to his “distinguished pedigree as an appellate and impact class action lawyer at Altshuler Berzon LLP,” the Daily […]
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On July 25, 2022, San Francisco Superior Judge Andrew YS Cheng granted preliminary approval to the settlement of the pay equity class action against Google in Ellis v. Google LLC, No. CGC-17-561299. Under the settlement, Google will pay $118 million and will modify its leveling and pay equity practices. The settlement covers approximately 16,500 female […]
On June 14, 2022, community advocacy organization Inland Empire United and six Latino Riverside County voters filed suit against Riverside County, its Board of Supervisors, and its Registrar of Voters challenging the County’s 2021 Board of Supervisors redistricting plan under the California FAIR MAPS Act and California Constitution. Latinos make up nearly half of all […]
Plaintiffs’ law firms Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP and Altshuler Berzon LLP announce today that Plaintiffs have reached an agreement with Defendant Google LLC ( “Google”), in which Google will pay $118 million to settle a class action gender discrimination lawsuit, Ellis v. Google LLC, No. CGC-17-561299, pending since 2017. The settlement covers approximately 15,500 […]
On June 8, 2022, the Ninth Circuit issued a published opinion dismissing claims that deducting voluntary union dues from the paychecks of home care providers violates the First Amendment and the Medicaid Act. The plaintiffs in the two related cases, who were represented by anti-union advocacy groups, argued that the deduction of voluntarily authorized union […]
On June 1, 2022, Judge Haywood Gilliam of the Northern District of California denied a preliminary injunction requested by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), which sought to enjoin the San Jose Unified School District’s application of its non-discrimination policy to an FCA-affiliated student group. The District requires high school clubs that seek Associated Student […]
May 3, 2022 – On Sunday, May 1, an overwhelming majority of the approximately 5,000 Nurses at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford represented by the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA) voted to ratify new collective bargaining agreements. The new labor contracts include improvements in every priority area identified […]
April 25, 2022 – Some 5,000 nurses at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford went on strike on Monday morning, April 25, for better wages, benefits, and working conditions, after 93 percent voted to authorize a strike. Contract negotiations between the hospitals’ management and the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement […]
Benchmark Litigation honored Altshuler Berzon LLP with its Labor & Employment Firm of the Year – West Coast Award. Benchmark Litigation’s annual awards recognize distinguished litigators and firms for the work they’ve conducted in the past year, using peer review-based research and submissions to help determine the most impactful cases and the lawyers and law […]
Altshuler Berzon LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against the Long Beach Community College District seeking to change the District’s compensation practices for part-time instructional faculty and obtain damages for minimum wages owed. The lawsuit alleges that the district’s compensation structure for part-time instructional faculty, also known as adjunct faculty, violates California minimum wage […]