California Employment Law Update

Tag Archives: administrative remedies

Employee Could Proceed With Disability Discrimination And Harassment Claims

Stiefel v. Bechtel Corp., 624 F.3d 1240 (2010) James Richard Stiefel worked for Bechtel as an ironworker at a power plant. Five weeks before he was laid off, Stiefel injured his left hand while on the job. In his lawsuit, Stiefel alleged Bechtel laid him off as part of a “medical reduction in force,” which … Continue Reading

Statute Of Limitations Was Equitably Tolled While Employee Was Pursuing Administrative Remedy

McDonald v. Antelope Valley Cmty. Coll. Dist., 45 Cal. 4th 88 (2008) Plaintiffs in this case alleged racial harassment, discrimination and retaliation against the District. The trial court granted summary judgment to the employer with regard to Sylvia Brown’s claims on the ground they were barred by the statute of limitations applicable to claims asserted … Continue Reading
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