New Lawsuit by California Alleges Rampant Discrimination at Tesla, Inc.

New Lawsuit Alleges that Tesla is Moving to Texas to "Avoid Accountability"

New Lawsuit Alleges that Tesla is Moving to Texas to “Avoid Accountability” Last week, after a 32-month investigation, California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing sued Tesla, Inc. alleging that “rampant racism [at the Company went] unchecked for years.” The lawsuit further alleges that: Segregation at the Fremont factory, along with the absence of Black…

Senate Ends Forced Arbitration for Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims

Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand, D-N.Y., a sponsor of the bill, and Courtney Abrams at a March 2019 reception. Today, the Senate passed a monumental piece of legislation for employment law cases, banning the mandatory arbitration of sexual assault and sexual harassment claims.  Instead, the bill, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act,…

New Lawsuit Alleges Harvard “Willfully Ignored” Evidence of Sex Harassment

The New York Times reported today that a new federal lawsuit is accusing Harvard University of doing nothing in response to multiple complaints that one of its professors sexually harassed his graduate students and threatened them with “career-ending retaliation” to silence them and dissuade them from reporting his misconduct.     According to the lawsuit (Czerwienski,…