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San Diego loses bid to have suit over overtime pay dismissed

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 7, 2018

SAN DIEGO – The city of San Diego recently lost bid to have a civil case alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) tossed by the U.S. District Court of Southern District of California.

Court says Common Core co-founder's breach of contract suit should be aimed at Pearson Education parent company

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled that the co-founder of the Common Core State Standards will have to go back to the drawing board on a breach of contract claim against education giant Pearson Education.

Former SkyWest Airlines ramp agents allege they were not given rest breaks

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A proposed class-action lawsuit against SkyWest Airlines has been filed in federal court by former employees who allege they were denied lunch breaks and overtime pay.

California Man Calls for Independent Investigation of Police Force

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 1, 2018

Gary Easley claims that he was beaten unconscious and stunned by police

Klamath Tribes claims irrigation project hurts endangered sucker fish

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 1, 2018

A federal judge denied a Native American tribe's request to immediately protect two endangered species of sucker fish.

Judge grants removal of NorthFace breach of contract suit from Vermont to California

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 1, 2018

BURLINGTON, Vt. – A Vermont judge has granted a motion for a change of venue to a California court requested by the owners of the clothing brand NorthFace in a breach of contract suit.

Cherokee tribal member, claiming Indian Child Welfare Act violations, loses appeal to regain custody of children

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 28, 2018

County workers failed to enroll children in Cherokee Indian Tribe, the mother alleged in her lawsuit.

Appeals court upholds decision in UC Berkeley sexual harassment case

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 27, 2018

California court ruled four of five plaintiffs claims have 'minimal merit.'

Google moves California company's lawsuit over AdSense program to federal court

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 25, 2018

SAN JOSE – Google recently filed a motion of removal to have a class-action lawsuit against Google regarding its AdSense program moved from Santa Clara Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division.

Appellate court grants attorney fees over California Truck and Bus Regulation battle

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 25, 2018

A California appellate court will award attorney fees in litigation involving new regulations for trucks and buses in the state.

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