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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

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

Employee who was sued by former employer collects $271,000 from employer

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

PCGH sued its former employee, Thomas Keck, to collect on an unpaid promissory note. Keck defended against the action by claiming that any money he

Employee who complained orally about flsa violation is protected from retaliation

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

Kevin Kasten alleged that his former employer, Saint-Gobain, terminated his employment because he orally complained to Saint-Gobain about the location of its time clocks, which prevented workers from receiving credit for the time they spent putting on and taking off their work clothes (in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act

Safeway assistant manager was misclassified as exempt from overtime pay

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

After she was terminated, Linda Heyen, a former assistant manager for Safeway, brought this action to recover unpaid overtime pay, asserting that

Raising wages by tightening the white-collar overtime exemptionsthe President’s initiative

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, President Obama gave a short press conference and signed a Presidential Memorandum aimed at "updating and modernizing"

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

Common pitfalls to avoid when drafting global compensation plans

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2010

Paying employees on a commission basis is commonly accepted as a good way to increase sales of a product or service - in the United States

NASA employees’ privacy was not invaded by background check

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

Twenty-eight contract employees of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (“JPL”), which is owned by NASA but operated by Cal Tech, had never been subjected to a government background investigation

Flight engineer’s whistleblower claim was not preempted by federal law

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

Martin Ventress, a flight engineer for Japan Airlines (“JAL”), alleged his employment was terminated in violation of the California whistleblower statute (Labor Code 1102.5(b)) for allegedly reporting safety violations six months after they occurred