CA Supreme Court Reduces Liability of Employers in Discrimination Suits
San Francisco, Calif. - The California Supreme Court has narrowed employers’ liability in employment discrimination suits Thursday, a news report said. In the decision, if employers can prove that the fired employee would have been terminated anyway for legitimate reasons, the latter cannot collect damages.
Pickup Driver Involved in SR 38 Bus Crash Dies; Death Toll Rises to 8
Yucaipa, Calif. - The number of fatalities in a tour bus accident on State Routh 38 in San Bernardino County Sunday evening has risen to eight, KTLA reported. Authorities confirmed that Fred Richardson, 72, of San Bernardino, passed away about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at Loma Linda Hospital
3 Female Employees Bag $30,000 in Sexual Harassment Suit against Footwear Store
Nashville, Tenn. – Three female employees of an athletic footwear and apparel store in Franklin, Tennessee who were subjected to sexual harassment will receive at least $30,000 in compensatory damages following a U.S. District Court Jury decision. In a trial presided over by Chief District Judge William J. Haynes, Jr., the jury found out a 38-year-old general manager of The Finish Line, Inc. subjected three female employees, aged 16 and 17 then, to sexual harassment.
SoCal Police Goes After Super Bowl Drunk Drivers
Los Angeles – While Super Bowl fans cheered for their team, Southern California police departments were busy setting up sobriety checkpoints Sunday, KTLA reported. It was expected that the match between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers would engage some fans into drinking alcohol while watching the game.
Pickup Truck Slams through Pasadena Home
Los Angeles County – A pickup truck heading westbound of Washington Blvd. slammed into a Pasadena family’s house Wednesday night, reports said. Authorities say that the incident happened around 11 p.m. near Washington Blvd. and Summit Ave.
SoCal Warehouse Operator to Pay $1 Million in Back Wages to Employees
Sacramento – A Southern California warehouse operator that specializes in providing merchandise for big-box stores like Wal-Mart is set to pay more than $1 million in unpaid overtime to its employees as ordered by the state regulators, the Associated Press reported. Chino-based Quetico LLC failed to provide just wages to its some 865 workers, State Labor Commissioner Julie Su said.
LA Lakers Kobe Bryant Ejected on Tuesday Game after Car Crash
Bryant was heading to Staples Center on S. Figueroa Street when he was involved in a rear end collision. . Higher Speed Limits Increase Road Fatalities . Police Investigating Crash In Construction Zone Which Killed A Mother . Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia.
California traffic laws that could result in accidents when violated
This document was last updated on August 21, 2015