Black Construction Workers in Bay Area say Employers Don’t Stop Abuse

September 29, 2020

In a construction site in Oakland, Leiroi Bowie found a noose near his assigned elevator. It wasn’t the first noose Bowie, who is black, had seen on the job. Read More

Black Elevator Mechanics and California Civil Rights Law Group File Lawsuit against Mitsubishi Electric

September 14, 2020

A Noose, Lynching Jokes and Endless Racial Slurs: Four elevator mechanics filed a lawsuit against Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. and Mitsubishi Electric US Holdings, Inc. Read the full article on AP News Read More

Four Bay Area Men Sue Their Employer Claiming Harassment, Discrimination

Four African American men filed a lawsuit Friday against their employer, Mitsubishi Electric U.S., claiming they’ve been subjected to swastikas, confederate flags, nooses and racist names, among other things. Jodi Hernandez reports. Read More

Larry Organ Speaks Out About Racism Among Venture Capitalists

July 23, 2020

Washington Post journalist Reed Albergotti published an in-depth article focusing on racial bias in the clubby world of venture capitalism. Noting that deeply ingrained racism often plays a role in the low levels of funding offered to black high-tech entrepreneurs, Albergotti reports that decisions are often based on implicit bias, not overt racial conduct. California […] Read More

Arbitration 2.0′: Inside the secretive legal battle dividing Silicon Valley

February 25, 2020

As Tesla seeks to resolve racism complaints in private arbitration, some other tech companies begin to back away from the practice. Lauren Hepler February 24, 2020 – SOURCE – here. DeWitt Lambert was shocked when he lost his racial discrimination case against Tesla, where he worked for more than a year installing seat belts and […] Read More

Tesla Employees Suing Over ‘Jim Crow Era’ Workplace Seek Sanctions

January 17, 2020

By Alaina Lancaster | January 14, 2020 at 04:22 PM – SOURCE: here. Tesla employees suing the automaker for allegedly fostering a racist factory work environment are now also pursuing sanctions against the car company. Read More

Tesla’s Bid to Arbitrate Race Bias Claims Gets 9th Cir. Test

April 16, 2019

Posted April 16, 2019, 6:38 AM Bloomberg Law Ninth Circuit to hear oral argument April 16 Trial court sent claims to arbitration based on circuit precedent A former Tesla Inc. employee will try to convince a federal appeals court that his racial discrimination lawsuit should be litigated in an open courtroom and not forced into private arbitration. […] Read More

Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism

November 30, 2018

Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to promotion at the plant. The automaker says there is no pattern of bias. NY Times Nov. 30, 2018 Read More

CA Civil Rights Law Group, Featured in New York Times

July 24, 2018

California Civil Rights Law Group, a San Francisco Bay Area law firm specializing in sexual harassment litigation, is proud to announce that firm attorney, Larry Organ, was recently quoted in the New York Times. The article, entitled, “A Fight for Men’s Rights, in California Courts,” was published on July 13, 2018, and discussed the so-called […] Read More

Four Barrel, burned by sexual misconduct backlash, changing its name

January 8, 2018

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