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Federal Court Deals Setback to Bank Seeking to Kill Employees’ Class Action Claims with Arbitration
November 14, 2013
Bryan Schwartz Law Welcomes Attorney Rachel Terp to the Oakland-Based Civil Rights, Employment Law Firm
November 1, 2013, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Law Principal Elected President of FAIR, a Non-Profit Dedicated to Promoting Diversity in the Plaintiffs’ Employment Bar
October 7, 2013, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Law Principal Named Northern California “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine
July 8, 2013, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Law Hires Eduard Meleshinsky as Summer Associate at the Oakland-Based Civil Rights, Employment Law Firm
May 21, 2013, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Law Welcomes Experienced Litigators Michael Thomas and William Weeks to the Oakland-Based Civil Rights, Employment Law Firm
May 2, 2013, Oakland
California Federal Court Holds that Teen Adventure Tour and Travel Company Is Not Exempt from Overtime and Minimum Wage Laws
April 25, 2013, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Law Principal Appointed to California Employment Lawyers Association Executive Board
April 25, 2013, Oakland
Residential Appraisers Sue Bank of America for Unpaid Wages
April 10, 2013, Oakland
JPMorgan Chase Sued By Misclassified Commercial Appraisers for Unpaid Wages
April 1, 2013, Oakland
Global Ground Transportation Company Carey Limousine Sued by Drivers Based on Required Kickbacks and Unpaid Wages
January 9, 2013, San Francisco
Patelco Sued by Misclassified Branch Assistant Managers for Unpaid Wages
August 29, 2012, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Law Attorneys Named Northern California “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers Magazine
July 9, 2012, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Law Hires Joseph Spadola as Summer Associate at the Oakland-Based Civil Rights, Employment Law Firm
May 25, 2012, Oakland
Trip Leaders File Class Action for Unpaid Overtime
February 21, 2012, San Francisco
Bryan Schwartz Law and U.S. Office of Special Counsel Resolve Complaint on Behalf of IRS Whistleblower
February 8, 2012, Oakland
Trial Under Way for Whistle-Blower Employee Suing Solano County
November 13, 2011, Fairfield
Bryan Schwartz Law Attorneys Named Northern California "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers Magazine
July 20, 2011, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Law Hires Tommy Rimbach as Summer Associate at the Oakland-Based Civil Rights, Employment Law Firm
May 23, 2011, Oakland
Disability Rights Organizations Voice Support for Class Action on Behalf of Disabled Foreign Service Applicants
April 27, 2011, Washington, DC
Historic Lawsuit Aims to Open State Department to Disabled Foreign Service Officers:
Class Agent was a qualified candidate who passed rigorous exams and was denied employment solely on the basis of her medical condition.
October 5, 2010, Oakland
JPMorgan Chase Sued By Misclassified Appraisers for Unpaid Wages
October 07, 2010, New York
Bryan Schwartz Law Hires Eric Barba as Summer Associate at the Oakland-Based Civil Rights, Employment Law Firm
May 5, 2010, Oakland
Court Approves Approximately $1 Million In Relief For Dozens Of Misclassified Samsonite Store Managers In Bryan Schwartz Law's Settlement Of Wage/Hour Class/Collective Action
April 9, 2010, San Francisco
California State Bar Board of Governors Appoints Bryan Schwartz to the Labor and Employment Law Section Executive Committee
June 2, 2009, Oakland
Bryan Schwartz Launches Oakland-Based Civil Rights, Employment Law Firm
January 6, 2009, Oakland
"Real Estate Appraisers Get Go-ahead on Class Arbitration"
The Daily Journal, November 18, 2013
"JP Morgan Loses Bid to Thwart Class Arbitration in Wage Suit"
Law 360, November 15, 2013
"A New Public Interest Diversity Fellowship is Launched"
CELA Bulletin, October 2013
"Ex-Chase Appraisers Push for Class Arbitration In OT Fight"
Law 360, October 21, 2013
"Court Advances Teen Chaperones' Overtime Claims Against Tour Operators"
Bloomberg BNA, Daily Labor Report and Class Action Litigation Report, July 9, 2013
"Tour Company Not Exempt From Paying Minimum Wage, Judge Rules"
Daily Journal, April 30, 2013
"Judge: 'Camp' Can't Avoid Minimum Wage"
The San Francisco Chronicle, April 30, 2013 (online)
"Employees Try New Tack With Misclassification Class Actions"
The Daily Journal, April 16, 2013
"Appraisers File Class-Action Lawsuit Against Jpmorgan Chase Because Of Company's Overtime Policy"
Southwest Riverside County News, April 1, 2013
"Long Beach Men Sue JPMorgan Chase for Overtime Pay"
Belmont Shore-Naples Patch, April 2, 2013
Bryan Schwartz Quoted In Article Regarding Standard Fire v. Knowles
Daily Record Newswire, March 25, 2013
"Former Patelco CU Assistant Managers Sue For Unpaid Wages"
Credit Union Times, January 13, 2013
"Employment Disputes Go To Class Arbitration, For Now"
The Daily Journal, January 11, 2013
"Small Businesses Face Big Trouble In Employee Suits"
The Daily Journal, October 25, 2012
"The Unclean Hands and After-Acquired Evidence Defenses"
California Labor and Employment Law Review, September 2012
"Wage-And-Hour Class Actions: The Sky is Falling (or is it?)"
Plaintiff Magazine, September 2012
(click here to see article on www.plaintiffmagazine.com) reprinted as the cover story in Advocate, the Journal of Consumer Attorneys Associations for Southern California, October 2012
"Your Legal Rights: a Discussion on Employees' Rights on Computers at Work"
June 13, 2012, National Public Radio, KALW San Francisco 91.7 FM
Education Equity Must Include Equity for Educators: ERA Takes on Discrimination in Academia Equal Rights Advocates Education Equity Campaign Special Report, April 24, 2012
(highlighting Bryan Schwartz Law discrimination in faculty tenure case with co-counsel, Equal Rights Advocates)
"Plantiffs Win A 'Great Victory'in the Long-Awaited Brinker Meal and Rest Period Decision"California Employment Lawyers Association Bulletin, April 2012
"Court: Employers Must Provide, Not Ensure Breaks"
Sacramento Business Journal, April 12, 2012
(Bryan Schwartz discussing California Supreme Court's Brinker decision)
"Lawsuit Accuses Mill Valley Travel Company of Wage Violations"
Marin Independent Journal, February 22, 2012
"Tour Guides Claim Wage Underpayment"
Daily Journal, February 22, 2012
"IRS Settles With Worker Suspended Over Contractor Claim"
Law 360, February 9, 2012
"IRS Settles Whistleblower Suit, Special Counsel Reports"
Government Executive, February 9, 2012
"Trial Under Way for Whistle-Blower Employee Suing Solano County"
Daily Republic, November 13, 2011
"JPMorgan Strikes $1.2M Deal In Home Appraisers' OT Suit"
Law 360, November 2, 2011
"Your Legal Rights: a Debate on the ATT Mobility v. Concepcion Supreme Court
Decision, and How it Affects Your Rights in the Workplace"
National Public Radio, KALW San Francisco 91.7 FM, May 4, 2011
"For a Foreign Service officer with MS, what is 'around the world'?"
Washington Post, October 19, 2010
"Home Appraisers Slap JPMorgan with FLSA Action"
Law360, October 7, 2010
"EDOC Finds Disability Bias In Foreign Service Hiring"
Law360, October 5, 2010
"How to win court approval for your class-action settlement – Learn to avoid delays that occur if the court rejects or requires modification of your settlement"
Plaintiff, April 2010
Bryan Schwartz's Work Profiled in "Wee Pals"
Syndicated Comic, Oakland Tribune and Sacramento Bee, August 16, 2009
"California Attorneys Mull Whether Starbucks Could Prompt Tip-Based Pay for Supervisors"
Daily Labor Report, June 8, 2009
"How We Killed Berkeley's Naked Guy"
San Francisco Chronicle, June 1, 2009
"Many Nations, One Tribe: Oakland Photojournalist on a Quest to Document Jewish Diversity"
JWeekly, May 7, 2009
"Oakland Synagogues Pay Respects to Slain Officers"
JWeekly, April 2, 2009
"House Panel Will Probe Asbestos at Museum: Air and Space's Safety Conditions Are at Issue"
Washington Post, March 18, 2009
(Washington Post calls Bryan Schwartz's victory for whistleblower Michael Cross "[o]ne of the few successful cases" involving whistleblowers in recent years).
"Smithsonian Ordered to Reinstate Fired Official"
Washington Post, May 10, 2007
"Smithsonian IG Found Personal Use Of Resources"
Washington Post, April 10, 2007
"Justice for Seema Bhat"
Washington Post, November 6, 2005
"WASA Whistle-blower Wins Vindication, Reinstatement"
Washington Post, November 3, 2005