Lauren Ziegler

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Lauren focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling. She advocates for clients in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. She defends single-plaintiff and wage and hour class lawsuits and has experience litigating claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations. She also successfully resolves employee disputes pre-litigation and advises employers on day-to-day employment matters. Read Lauren Ziegler's full bio.

Supreme Court: An Employee’s Individual PAGA Claim Must Be Adjudicated in Arbitration

By , , and on Jul 21, 2022
Posted In Employment

On June 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States finally issued its long-awaited decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana. The Court partially overturned Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC (Iskanian), determining that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts the aspect of Iskanian’s holding that precludes the division of Private Attorneys...

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8 Steps to Record Employment Decisions in Uncertain Times

By on Dec 29, 2020
Posted In Employment, Labor

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and an increased focus on social justice, stakes have never been higher for employers to make and document good employment decisions. Those that make poor employment decisions—or do not sufficiently document good decisions—face significant exposure and unwanted scrutiny, both internally and externally, during a time when many employers are...

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Employer Considerations for Remote and In-Person Workers as the School Year Commences

By , , and on Oct 15, 2020
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment

With the school year underway, employers in the United States face a new challenge: childcare-related leave and accommodation requests by employees. With widespread remote learning and evolving legal obligations to provide paid leave to working parents, employers must navigate unique staffing challenges while complying with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and other state...

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