Monthly Archives: November 2012

Jury Awards LAPD Officer $2.8 Million in Retaliation Case

The L.A. Times has reported a stunning $2.8 million jury verdict in favor of former LAPD officer Pedro Torres, who alleged that after he testified on behalf of another officer to support that officer’s claims of harassment in the workplace, … Continue reading

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California Court Issues Stamp of Approval on Employer Timesheet Rounding Policies

Silva v. See’s Candy Shops, Inc., Cal. Ct. App. Case No. D060710 (filed Oct. 29, 2012), marks the first published California Court of Appeal decision approving employers’ use of rounding policies in calculating employees’ total hours worked. In this case, See’s Candy had … Continue reading

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Diana Friedland Featured in the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles November Newsletter

The Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles published today in its November 2012 newsletter an article written by Bernstein & Friedland, P.C.’s Diana Friedland discussing the challenges faced by — and opportunities available to — women attorneys in today’s legal … Continue reading

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