California Fair Pay Act Touts Strongest Equal-Pay Protection in Nation

By Employment Lawyers Timothy Broderick and Katrina Saleen The California Fair Pay Act, which became effective January 1, 2016, touts the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation. The Act attempts to address long standing gender pay disparity. According to statistics relied upon by the California Legislature in passing the act, in 2014, a woman working  Read More …

Employee Classification Controversy

By Timothy Broderick, Attorney at Broderick Saleen Law Firm A current class action suit in San Francisco urges the court to declare that drivers for Uber are employees, as opposed to independent contractors. A controversy has arisen as to whether employees in companies like Uber and its rival Lyft should treat the drivers as employees  Read More …

California Fair Pay Act Will Help Women

By Timothy Broderick, Lawyer at Broderick Saleen Law Firm In 1963, President John K. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, which bars employers from paying employees of one sex wages that are lower than those paid to a different sex doing the same work. In October, 2015, the Governor of California signed the California Fair  Read More …

Strict Title IX Reporting Requirements

By Timothy Broderick, Lawyer at Broderick Saleen Law Firm Under Title IX, universities such as Stanford are obliged to implement policies that employees, including student staff, must report all Title IX related concerns so that notification ultimately is given to the Title IX coordinator.

Facebook Faces Large Fine Over Privacy Breaches in France

Facebook was issued a $165,616 fine after a French watchdog group accused the company’s privacy policy of violating French law.  While this fine is not going to put a dent in Facebook’s assets, the decision could force Facebook to change the way it operates. According to the French watchdog group, Facebook allegedly compiles personal data  Read More …

21 Tips to Remember for Deposition

1. Remember the name of the game 2. Never volunteer 3. Make sure you understand the question 4. Take time to think 5. Never guess 6. Remember sometimes you can’t remember 7. Be patient 8. Never lose your temper 9. Be polite, but firm 10. Speak clearly 11. Always finish your answer 12. Correct your  Read More …

Are Counselors Bound to Report Sexual Harassment Incidents on Campus under Title IX?

By Timothy Broderick, Lawyer at Broderick Saleen Law Firm Confidential communications with bona fide psychological counselors are protected under the university policy as well as under the ethical rules of confidentiality for psychologists. A major exception to the confidentiality for communications to psychologists is if the counseled party is a threat to themselves or others.  Read More …

Confidentiality for a Potential Title IX Claim is Not Guaranteed

By Timothy Broderick, Attorney at Broderick Saleen Law Firm If a victim of sexual harassment at a university such as Stanford requests confidentiality in making a report of sexual harassment, the university will give “serious consideration” to the request. The policy at Stanford is that only in rare circumstances will the university proceed to a  Read More …

Sexual Harassment Attorney Katrina Telfer Saleen’s Video Biography

Attorney Katrina Telfer Saleen of the Broderick Law Firm shares some personal background and her motivations for practicing sexual harassment law.

Sexual Harassment Attorney Timothy B. Broderick’s Video Biography

Attorney Timothy B. Broderick of the Broderick Law Firm provides some personal background and shares how his law practice has evolved into a focus on sexual harassment law.

Do You Need a Sexual Harassment Lawyer?

Sexual harassment can manifest itself in different forms, which makes it difficult for a sexual harassment victim to accurately assess the strength of their harassment claim and/or retaliation claim and what the next steps ought to be. An experienced sexual harassment lawyer can help you navigate the complications involved in employment law. In California, the courts  Read More …