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If unlawful conditions at work force you to quit, you may still be able to claim termination
When an employee quits a job because they feel they have no other choice, that resignation can be viewed as a termination — an act placed in motion by the employer, not the employee — despite the final act of separation executed by the employee. This is known as constructive discharge. Victims of constructive… Read More »
What exactly is an illegal hostile work environment?
At some point in your career, you are going to encounter an uncomfortable situation at work, perhaps to the point you feel you are being harassed. But at what point does such a situation elevate to the legal definition of hostile work environment (HWE) harassment? And if you feel you are being harassed, what… Read More »
What rights does an employee in California have when returning to work after COVID-19?
At some point in the near future, employees are going to return to work after this COVID-19 pandemic and, you called it – the coronavirus is still going to be around. Especially as long as a vaccine has not yet been developed, employees in California should be aware of their rights to workplace safety… Read More »
Los Angeles-based law firm to show that Delta crew on Atlanta-Salt Lake City Route engaged in racial profiling and harassment of passenger, putting an innocent United States citizen through two years of physical and emotional hell
LOS ANGELES — Perhaps no group of Americans has been subject to a greater increase in racial profiling over the last two decades than those of Middle Eastern descent. When it comes to air travel, those prejudices are even more acute. But when American corporations condone — and engage in — such practices, the… Read More »
Obagi Law Group PC Relocates Its Core Office Downtown
LOS ANGELES — With providing clients top-level, aggressive representation in an efficient, cost-effective manner a pillar of its core values, Obagi Law Group, P.C. is excited to announce the move of its company headquarters to downtown Los Angeles. Previously located in Beverly Hills and Hollywood, California, Obagi Law Group is now located in Downtown… Read More »
Los Angeles Collections Expert Zein E. Obagi Jr. Offers Best of Both Worlds for Business Owners & Lenders in New Book
Think pursuing outstanding debt while maintaining a business relationship with that same customer is impossible? You won’t think that after reading “Getting in the Black.” LOS ANGELES — It is the nightmare scenario every business owner and lender has faced at one time: A customer has built up a pile of outstanding debt and… Read More »
Law Firm Again Prosecutes a Permanent Mission to the United Nations, after Chilean Diplomats Engage in Sexual-Based Retaliation Against Former Secretary
In the Southern District of New York, Obagi Law will prosecute sexual retaliation and wrongful termination claims against the Chilean Permanent Mission to the United Nations on behalf of harassed female secretary April 26, 2018 MANHATTAN, NEW YORK — While the Me Too movement forces institutions throughout America, from Los Angeles to Congress, to… Read More »
Hee J. Kim joins Obagi Law Group, P.C. as Of Counsel, Expanding Obagi Law’s Reach to Northern California
In an effort to meet the growing demand for top-flight legal services in complex real estate and business litigation cases, Obagi Law Group, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Hee J. Kim as an Of Counsel attorney. Mr. Kim not only brings to Obagi Law Group a wealth of experience in litigation,… Read More »
Federal Case Against Sweden in Manhattan Underscores Need for Basic Employment Protections for Americans Employed by Foreign States in U.S.
NEW YORK — In a Southern District of New York courtroom later this month, Zein E. Obagi, Jr. of Obagi Law Group will shine a light on elements of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act largely unknown to the public, elements which allow foreign sovereigns to, without liability, subject American citizens to abuses in the… Read More »
Zein Obagi Tapped to Argue Ninth Circuit ADA Case
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA – On Thursday, March 9, 2017, Zein Obagi appeared before Ninth Circuit Judges Paez, Berzon and Christen to argue for the affirmation of U.S. District Court Judge Otis Wright’s denial of attorneys’ fees to a “nominally prevailing” plaintiff in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) litigation. A fellow USC Gould School of Law… Read More »