Pierce et al v. East Bay Municipal Utility District et al

  1. July 21, 2023

    Utility District Contests Atty's Bias Claims Post Trial

    The East Bay Municipal Utility District urged a California federal judge on Friday to toss a former attorney's unproven discrimination claims against it after a federal jury awarded $7 million to the lawyer and another former colleague who claimed district employees retaliated against them, arguing that the attorney failed to show that the dissatisfaction she experienced at work was related to her discrimination claim.

  2. June 23, 2023

    2 Bay Area Attys Win $6M On Retaliation Claims Against Utility

    A California federal jury has awarded more than $6 million to two former East Bay Municipal Utility District attorneys who claimed the district retaliated against them after a racial discrimination complaint.

  3. May 26, 2023

    Calif. Forecast: Baked Goods Drivers Seek ABC Test Ruling

    In the next week, attorneys should keep an eye out for a potential partial summary judgment ruling in an independent contractor classification suit by a class of at least 430 baked goods delivery drivers. Here's a look at that case and other labor and employment matters coming up in California.