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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

Employee terminated for refusing to sign disciplinary memo was disqualified from unemployment benefits

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2012

Craig Medeiros was terminated by his employer Paratransit for refusing to sign a disciplinary memorandum that was issued in connection with a prior incident of misconduct involving a customer

The French Supreme Court imposes an obligation to monitor the working days of management-level employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2011

The French Supreme Court recently rendered a widely publicized decision which restates strict rules that employers must comply with to avoid the payment of overtime to employees whose work hours cannot be predetermined

PAGA judgment is mostly affirmed in employee's favor

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2012

Leander Thurman sued Bayshore for alleged violations of the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 ("PAGA") and the Unfair Competition Law and, following a bench trial, a judgment was entered imposing civil penalties, including unpaid wages, against Bayshore in the total amount of $358,588 and awarding Thurman restitution in the amount of $28,605

Parties' selection of Saudi Arabia as forum for resolution of disputes may not be enforceable

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • Saudi Arabia, USA
  • -
  • May 15 2013

Robin P. Petersen, a former Navy pilot, was recruited to work in Saudi Arabia as a flight instructor for Boeing. Prior to his departure, Petersen

State Farm had no duty to defend employer against employee’s sexual battery claim

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2011

Cheryl Skigin (an attorney) sued her employer John M. Shanahan and various companies he owned for sexual battery, among other things

Employer granted leave to appeal remand of wage-and-hour case

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

Bradford Coleman sued his employer, Estes Express Lines and its regional division Estes West, in state court for alleged violations of California wage and hour statutes

Porsche dealer may owe “finder’s fee” to salesperson

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

Alex Wald, who is in the business of “finding, buying and then selling again used Porsches,” found 11 Porsches for Truspeed (a car dealer), which Truspeed sold without paying Wald the finder’s fee

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