Schroeter Goldmark & Bender today announced it has secured a $375,000 settlement on behalf of a Lakewood woman who was discriminated and retaliated against after she disclosed her pregnancy to supervisors.
In case you haven't heard, Jamal Whitehead is speaking about workplace rights at the next Future For Us event on June 13. The #FutureForUs is a new group dedicated to advancing women of color to the highest levels of corporate, government, and social sector organizations.
Lindsay Halm co-authored a winning amicus brief in the Floeting v. Group Health case on behalf of Legal Voice. She argued – and the Washington Supreme Court agreed – that places of public accommodation (like hotels, restaurants, bars, and hospitals) must be held directly responsible when their employees discriminate against customers. Way to go Lindsay!
SGB is proud to announce that its client, Todd Pierce, prevailed on claims against the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Judgment in Pierce’s favor has been entered for damages over $4.6 million. Pierce was recruited away from a lucrative job and his home in San Francisco to join the Gates Foundation in a newly conceived…
Trial team of SGB’s Jamal Whitehead and Beth Bloom and Anne Silver of Frank Freed Subit & Thomas obtain $5 million jury verdict for man fired after losing vocal chords to cancer. Read more about the case HERE.
The lawsuit filed against The GEO Group, Inc., alleging the company violated Washington minimum wage law by failing to pay civil immigration detainees the lawful minimum wage for work essential to the operation of the Northwest Immigration Detention Center, may proceed as a class action, ruled a federal judge. The lawsuit filed by attorneys Adam…
SGB's Rebecca Roe, is suing Microsoft on behalf of Greg Blauert. Here is the Complaint. She has been quoted in a WSJ article titled, "The Worst Job in Technology: Staring at Human Depravity to Keep It Off Facebook". The article writes, "Rebecca Roe, a lawyer for the other employee, Greg Blauert, says tech companies should…
Schroeter Goldmark and Bender and Columbia Legal Services filed a lawsuit Thursday, January 25th against the largest blueberry producer in the U.S. and its Whatcom County subsidiary Sarbanand Farms. Complaint Read about more about the lawsuit and SGB's involvement here: The Seattle Times The Stranger Tacoma News Tribune
wo ex-Microsoft employees are suing the company claiming their job to monitor inappropriate material caused them to suffer PTSD. To learn more check out this article from the Seattle Times.
Schroeter Goldmark & Bender along with Schwerin Campbell Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, have filed 5 lawsuits against Sea-Tac employers who are failing to pay the required $15 per hour minimum wage. To read more click on Seattle Weekly.