Western Growers is an agricultural business and farming industry organization. California law prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who report violations of the law to government agencies. But unlike most every other area of law, including wage and hour claims, sexual harassment, and other forms of discrimination claims, plaintiffs have a very easy hurdle to clear in proceeding with a claim while conversely, the employer has a huge burden to establish that their actions were valid. This seminar examines those legal concepts in the context of a whistleblower case that recently went to trial in Los Angeles County.
Theodore E. Bacon helps his clients understand, navigate, and resolve complex employment and business disputes. He advises clients – small businesses, real estate developers, medical laboratories, global financial institutions, and more – on a broad range of issues ranging from counseling on day-to-day matters to handling full-on jury trials.
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