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New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a

Security guards' class action for unpaid meal breaks was properly certified

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2013

Muhammed Abdullah is a former employee of USSA, a private security guard company. Most of USSA's employees work at "single post" locations where no

Later CCP SEC. 998 settlement offer does not extinguish earlier offer

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2013

In this personal injury case, Raymond and Gloria Martinez sued Brownco Construction Co. for damages arising out of an electrical explosion that

January 2015 California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

Angela Aguilar who worked in a copper mine for approximately 11 months claimed she was sexually harassed, retaliated against, subjected to

Injuries from suicide attempt may be compensable under workers' compensation statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2013

Two years after William Kealoha was injured when he fell 25 to 50 feet from a barge to a dry dock while working as a ship laborer, he shot himself in

Employment screening business had right to republish Megan’s Law information

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2010

William Mendoza sued ADP Screening and Selection Services, Inc. (“SASS”) for violations of Penal Code 290.4 and 290.46, the Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act and declaratory relief based upon SASS’s apparent disclosure to a prospective employer of information uncovered during a background check conducted on Mendoza, indicating his status as a registered sex offender listed on the Megan’s Law website

Dump truck owner involved in collision may not have been a city employee

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2010

Plaintiff Barry A. Bowman filed this case after suffering devastating injuries when his motorcycle collided with a dump truck owned and operated by Tommie Wyatt, Jr

Employee must prove that illegal retaliation was the "but for" cause of adverse job action under Title VII

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2013

The United States Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff asserting retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII") must prove

May 2014 California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2014

Brian Lewis, a heterosexual man, sued his former employer (the City of Benecia) and two former male supervisors for sexual harassment and the City

$114,000 pregnancy discrimination award is reversed based on erroneous jury instructions

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2013

Julie Gilman Veronese sued Lucasfilm on a number of theories, including pregnancy discrimination, failure to prevent pregnancy discrimination and