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Sidebar Issue 140 | June 2022

Strike Two Against California’s Board Diversity Statutes

On May 13, 2022, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis rendered a verdict in Crest v. Padilla, Case No. 19STCV27561, that California Corporations Code section 301.3 (also known as SB 826) mandating California-based public companies to add to their boards of directors one to three women directors (depending upon the size of the board) violated the equal protection clause of the state constitution.

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By:  Chris S. Jacobsen

California Strictly Enforces the FCRA Standalone Disclosure Requirement

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FRCA”) requires employers to provide a standalone disclosure to job applicants of its intention to procure the applicant’s consumer credit report, and obtain the applicant’s consent to do so.

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By:  Nader Sabawi

Featured Settlement: World Oil Corp. Hit With $5.9 Million Verdict in Wrongful Termination Case

Margarita Ramirez v. World Oil Corp., et al. (Los Angeles Super Ct. No. 20STCV22351): On April 22, 2022 a jury awarded $5.9 million in damages to Plaintiff Margarita Ramirez and against defendants World Oil Corp. and Asbury Environmental Services.

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