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CE Smith Law Firm has successfully defended California employers from a broad spectrum of employment and labor related litigation and charges, ending expensive lawsuits and unwanted, governmental intrusion. CE Smith Law Firm provides our clients with security and peace of mind. Our clients remain focused on their business goals and objectives, not costly litigation. The following is a sample listing of recent cases that have been resolved:

United States District Court, Central District of California

Case No: CV 06-3062 AG (RCx)
Complaint: Violations of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act;
Violations of State Wage & Hour Laws, including Prevailing Wage;
Unfair Business Practices; Wrongful Discharge
Result: Court Ordered Dismissal at the Parties’ Request

Region 31, National Labor Relations Board, Los Angeles, CA

Case No: 31-CA-28775
Charges: Unfair Labor Practices: Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge
Result: Settled without Litigation

United States Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division, West Covina, CA Office

Case No: 1515063
Charges: Alleged, Unpaid overtime, misclassification of employees
Result: Settled without Litigation

Superior Court for the State of California, County of Los Angeles

Case No.: BC 360480
Complaint: Sexual Harassment; Wrongful Discharge
Result: Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice at Plaintiff’s Request

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Phoenix, Arizona

Charge: 543-2007-01301
Allegations: Sexual Harassment, Retaliation, Wrongful Discharge
Result: Mediation & Settlement of the Charge without Litigation

Region 21, National Labor Relations Board, Los Angeles, CA

Case No: 21-CA-37078
Charges: Unfair Labor Practices, Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge
Result: Settled

Workers Compensation Appeals Board, Riverside, CA

Case No: SDO 0299204
Claim: Labor Code §132(a)claim for Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge
Result: LC §132(a) Claim dismissed with prejudice.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington State

Case No: 380-2006-00517
Allegations: Sexual harassment; Failure to Investigate: Retalation;
Constructive Discharge
Result: Settlement after Mediation without Litigation

Superior Court for the State of California, County of Orange

Case No: 06CC04693
Complaint: Sexual Harassment; Wrongful Discharge
Result: Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice at Plaintiff’s Request

United States Department of Labor-OSHA Division, Region IX Phoenix, Nevada Office

Charge: 9-0050-05-005
Allegations: Retaliatory Discharge for reports of OSHA violations
Result: Case closed; no complaint issued

Region 21, National Labor Relations Board, Los Angeles, CA

Case No: 21-CA-37121
Charges: Unfair Labor Practices, Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge
Result: Settled

Superior Court for the State of California, County of Orange

Case No: 30-2008 00037673
Complaint: Breach of Contract
Result: Court judgment for my client.

Region 21, National Labor Relations Board, Los Angeles, CA

Case No: 21-CA-37072
Charges: Unfair Labor Practices, Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge
Result: Settled

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Los Angeles, CA

Charge No: 480-2006-02740
Allegations: Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge
Result: Settlement with Dismissal of Charge

Superior Court for the State of California, County of Orange

Case No: 06CC02644
Complaint: Breach of Contract
Result: Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice at Plaintiff’s Request

Region 31, National Labor Relations Board, Los Angeles, CA

Case No: 31-CA-24484
Allegations: Unpaid Wages; Successor Employer
Result: No Liability, Not a Successor Employer, Case Closed.

Office of the Labor Commissioner, State of California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

Case No.: 10-67931
Charges: Unpaid wages, penalties
Result: Settled without litigation

Region 21, National Labor Relations Board, Los Angeles, CA

Case No: 21-CA-37131
Allegations: Unfair Labor Practices, Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge
Result: Settled

Office of the Labor Commissioner, State of Nevada

Case No: 13-40078 483
Charges: Unpaid wages, penalties
Result: Settled

Region 28, National Labor Relations Board, Las Vegas, NV

Case No: 28-CA-20557
Allegations: Unfair Labor Practices: Discrimination; Wrongful Discharge
Result: Case dismissed after investigation, no complaint issued.

Region 31, National Labor Relations Board, Los Angeles, CA

Case No: 31-CA-24291
Allegations: Unpaid Wages; Successor Employer
Result: No Liability, Not a Successor Employer, Case Closed.

The Office of the Labor Commissioner, State of Nevada

File no: 5320
Claim: Unpaid wages
Result: Case closed after investigation, no Charge issued.

Workers Compensation Appeals Board, Riverside, CA

Case No: RIV 0053036; RIV 0053045
Claim: Labor Code § 132(a) for Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge
Result: Entire Claim dismissed with prejudice at Petitioner’s Request

The Office of the Labor Commissioner, State of Nevada

File no: Initial Inquiry-Investigation Only
Claim: Unpaid wages
Result: Case closed after response to inquiry, no Charge issued.

Represented Employer in Response to Employee Claim

Case No: Never Filed with any Court or Agency
Allegations: Sexual Harassment; Wrongful Demotion
Result: Plaintiff’s Attorney Completely Abandoned the Claim after
Our Investigation. No Claim Filed with a State or Federal Agency-File Closed.