Archives: February 2019

WHAT COUNTS AS DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE?

On behalf of Girard Bengali, APC posted in employment law litigation on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Though California residents may consider themselves more liberal and open than their counterparts across the country, the truth is that many of them still face discrimination in the workplace. This takes place when they are treated negatively because of their age, religion, race,...

Tags: Employment Law Litigation

ARE LAWS CURBING ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE WORKING?

On behalf of Girard Bengali, APC posted in securities arbitration and litigation on Friday, February 15, 2019. California residents may not be aware that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. Rule 2156 went into effect in February 2018. As per this rule, broker-dealers can put a hold on an elderly client's disbursements if they believe that their client is being financially...

Tags: Securities Arbitration And Litigation

CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF AFFINITY FRAUD?

On behalf of Girard Bengali, APC on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Investing is all about minimizing your risk. Part of the way to do that is going through people you trust and listening to sound advice. Unfortunately, there’s a specific kind of scam that uses friends and family to sell you on faulty investments. It’s called affinity...

WOMEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST WHEN NOT ABLE TO BREASTFEED AT WORK

On behalf of Girard Bengali, APC posted in employment law litigation on Friday, February 1, 2019. California residents may be surprised to hear that breastfeeding discrimination cases have increased by 800 percent in the last decade. Even though protections being afforded to nursing mothers have gone up, there is still a long way to go before things become equal....

Tags: Employment Law Litigation