Genie Harrison Law Firm News

Bloomberg Story on Forced Arbitration by Genie Harrison

INSIGHT: Forced Arbitration Is Bad News for Employees, California Stats Show August 15, 2019 — By Genie Harrison for Bloomberg Law. After parsing five years’ of California employment arbitration data, Los Angeles employment attorney Gene Harrison and colleagues find statistics show employers reap the benefits of a secretive and grossly inequitable system. Harrison says arbitration skews in favor of economic powerhouses, including in sexual harassment cases, and supports the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act. [...]

2019-08-16T11:44:18-07:00

Genie Harrison Named to Daily Journal Top Employment Lawyers List

July 10, 2019 Attorney Genie Harrison is honored to have been named to the Daily Journal Top Employment Lawyers List for 2019 Genie Harrison has been recognized as one of the Top Labor and Employment Lawyers in California, by the Daily Journal, the nation’s leading daily legal newspaper, focused on law and business in California. The Daily Journal cited Ms. Harrison as a major voice in the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements in the wake [...]

2019-08-14T15:26:19-07:00

Forced Arbitration Isn’t FAIR by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine

Forced Arbitration Isn’t Fair July 8, 2019 — by Genie Harrison for the Ms. Magazine If you’ve ever been sexually harassed or discriminated against at work, the FAIR Act is about you. Like most workers, you probably signed an agreement when you were hired that requires any disputes you have with your employer to go to arbitration. In order to get a job, you were forced to waive your constitutional right to sue in [...]

2019-07-16T15:37:02-07:00

Arbitration is failing California employees by Genie Harrison

Arbitration is failing California employees (Genie Harrison spent over a year analyzing CA employment arbitration results. Many of you don’t have access to the Daily Journal, so I have attached a pdf of my article here, with reprint permission from the Daily Journal, for your reading pleasure/horror.) June 6, 2019 — by Genie Harrison for the Daily Journal How is arbitration working for California employees? Read the full story of how Arbitration is failing [...]

2019-07-16T12:36:02-07:00

Genie Harrison Selected to Daily Journal Top Women Lawyers List

Genie Harrison has been selected by the Daily Journal as a Top Woman Lawyer. May 8, 2019 Genie Harrison has been named to the 2019 Top Women Lawyers List by the Daily Journal, a newspaper focused on law and business in California.  

2019-07-16T12:34:41-07:00

Genie Harrison Law Firm Discusses #Me Too Evidence in The Advocate

“Me too” and “not me too” evidence in employment litigation Proving that an employee harassed or the employer discriminated against similarly situated individuals other than the plaintiff October 2018 Issue of The Advocate — by Genie Harrison, Mary Olszewska and Amber Phillips of the Genie Harrison Law Firm Read the complete story below, or download the pdf HERE. The term “me too” has been significant for employment lawyers for decades, long before the #MeToo [...]

2019-07-16T13:41:54-07:00

Genie Harrison Comments to Daily Journal on Senate Bill 1300

Bill is critical component of sea change in women’s rights Senate Bill 1300 finally eliminates the pass given to bad actors in the workplace that was rooted in the way the “severe or pervasive” standard hostile work environment cases was applied by the courts. October 4, 2018 — by Genie Harrison for the Daily Journal On the last day of September, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a number of bills in California’s "sexual [...]

2019-07-16T13:37:47-07:00

Genie Harrison Named to Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyers List

Attorney Genie Harrison is honored to have been named to the Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyers in California List September 21, 2018 Genie Harrison has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California, across all categories, by the  Daily Journal, the nation’s leading daily legal newspaper, focused on law and business in California. For its list, the Daily Journal takes nominations from all over the state of California and selects the leading [...]

2019-07-16T13:43:02-07:00

Genie Harrison Comments to Daily Journal on more time for #MeToo victims

More time for #MeToo victims September 20, 2018 — by Genie Harrison for the Daily Journal When CBS announced the departure of President and CEO Les Moonves on September 9, it was evidently hoping to close a sordid chapter in its history and move forward with a clean slate. Moonves had been charged with creating a toxic workplace, rife with sexual harassment and retaliation. CBS, in a corporate mea culpa, pledged $20 million to [...]

2019-07-16T13:38:45-07:00

Tips For Mediating #MeToo Cases

Tips For Mediating #MeToo Cases Learn and embrace HerStory, let her show you by reenactment exactly what happened August 2018 Issue of The Advocate — by Genie Harrison of the Genie Harrison Law Firm Read the complete story below, or download the pdf HERE Sexual harassment and abuse is not new. There is not “more” sexual harassment occurring now. Rather, as a society we are paying more attention; we are listening. Likewise, the challenges inherent [...]

2019-07-17T20:04:03-07:00

Genie Harrison Comments on Asia Argento Sexual Assault Accusations to LA Times

Asia Argento was a voice of #MeToo. Now she is accused of sexual assault. What does it mean for the movement? August 21, 2018 — by Alene Tchekmedyian, Richard Wonton and Melissa Etehad for LA Times The two encounters happened 16 years apart, but they have striking similarities. In both cases, a young actor was summoned to a hotel room by a prominent Hollywood figure more than twice their age. There, the victims allege, [...]

2019-07-17T20:06:08-07:00

Genie Harrison Comments on Asia Argento Sexual Assault Accusations to INSIDER

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer slams Asia Argento’s ‘stunning level of hypocrisy’ after #MeToo campaigner was accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old August 21, 2018 — by Andreas Rentz and Spencer Platt for INSIDER Harvey Weinstein’s attorney has launched a scathing attack on what he described as Asia Argento’s “stunning level of hypocrisy” after the Italian actress was accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old actor and paying him off. Ben Brafman, who is representing Weinstein in [...]

2019-07-17T22:45:26-07:00