Los Angeles Superior Court certifies class action lawsuit against Ziba Beauty Center
On March 18th, 2010 Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Solner certified a class action lawsuit against Ziba Beauty Center for widespread violations of California labor laws. The class includes over 315 former and current employees who allege that Ziba took advantage of their workers, mostly immigrant women from South Asia, by failing to pay them for overtime work, permit them to take meal and rest breaks as required by California labor law, in addition to numerous record-keeping violations.
SAN Launches New “Neighborhood Activities and Nutrition” Program for Older Adults at Artesia Community Center.
ARTESIA, CA. South Asian seniors migrating to and reuniting with family in the U.S. oftentimes experience feelings of isolation and lack of belonging. Through intensive case management with South Asian seniors since 2003, South Asian Network (SAN) staff has noticed these concerns with elderly South Asian community members.