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Uber Establishes Global Security Board

By Robert Kahn on December 23, 2015 - Comments off

Ridesharing giant Uber has unveiled an advisory board to oversee security concerns within the company’s day-to-day operations. This comes after a rough year, with widespread reports of sexual misconduct, assaults, and a variety of other crimes being committed by Uber drivers. The six-member board will be implementing strategies in 2016 that will address both new and old issues. […]

 

Former Columnist Wins Age Discrimination Suit Against L.A. Times

By Robert Kahn on November 20, 2015 - Comments off

Former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers will receive $7.1 million from the paper after winning his age and disability discrimination suit against his ex-employer.  The case stems from Simers, who was making over $200,000 in his last year with the Times, being let go in favor of a younger, less expensive writer. Simers, who worked at […]

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South Hills High School Chokes Former Student, Suit States

By Robert Kahn on February 3, 2015 - Comments off

Los Angeles South Hills High School student is now suing a teacher in ceramics after the teacher “berated” and “choked” him in the presence of his colleagues in the middle of an incident. The complaint that was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court last week states that Scott Stragier put plaintiff Joseph Leyba Jr. in […]

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Los Angeles Deputy’s Sex With 15-Year-Old Settles

By Robert Kahn on January 28, 2015 - Comments off

The lawsuit against Deputy Kenneth Alexander has recently settled. The deputy pleaded no contest to one count of oral copulation with the minor. He was sentenced to five years of probation and 90 days of jail. The civil lawsuit alleged personal injury, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligent supervision. After a call at the […]

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