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Atty. C. Joe Sayas, Jr.

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C. Joe Sayas, Jr., Esq. is trial attorney who has obtained several million dollar recoveries for his clients against employers and insurance companies. He has been selected as a Super Lawyer by the Los Angeles Magazine, featured in the cover of Los Angeles Daily Journal’sVerdicts and Settlements, and is a member of the Million Dollar-Advocates Forum.

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Who pays the cost of work uniforms?

(Why employees are suing Nike) OMRAN Hamid worked at a Nike store in San Clemente for 15 months. He filed a class action case against Nike, claiming, among other things, that Nike required its minimum-wage employees to buy and pay … Continue reading

July 22, 2017

Is an allergy a disability requiring employer accommodation?

WHEN John Barrie first started working as an office technician for California Department of Transportation (CalTrans), he informed his supervisor that he had allergic rhinitis. This made him extremely allergic to chemicals and scented products like perfumes and household cleansers. … Continue reading

July 15, 2017

Pregnancy is a temporary disability requiring employer accommodation

Protecting women’s rights at work CRYSTAL Losorelli worked as a correctional officer at a men’s prison in Chino, California. She became pregnant and requested light duty assignment. Crystal had asked for a similar accommodation in a prior pregnancy, which was … Continue reading

July 08, 2017

Employee misclassification results in serious injustice to workers 

“Independent contractors” lose employment rights “The most important factor to consider whether a worker is an employee or an IC is the employer’s right to control the worker in performing the job.” EDUARDO Garcia worked 15-hour days as a port truck … Continue reading

July 01, 2017

Employees blowing the whistle on employer misconduct

Reporting kickbacks and irregularities are protected activities STEVEN Babyak worked as a regional sales manager for Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., a medical device manufacturer. Throughout his three years at the company, he was consistently rated a top sales manager. Babyak complained to … Continue reading

June 24, 2017

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