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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

Keeping work safe and sound the challenges of preventing workplace violence

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2010

A former beer distribution center employee's August 3, 2010 shooting rampage in Hartford, CT, which resulted in the death of eight employees before the gunman turned the gun on himself, serves as a stark reminder of the realities of workplace violence

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

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

Judgment in favor of commissioned sales representative is upheld

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2013

Peter Reilly sued Inquest under the Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act of 1990, Civil Code 1738.10, et seq

Former CEO’s qui tam action was improperly dismissed under anti-SLAPP statute

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

Michael Strathmann filed a qui tam complaint against his former employer Acacia in which he alleged insurance fraud

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

Attorney was properly denied precertification discovery to find a new class representative

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

Putative class representative Obaidul H. Pirjada filed a complaint on behalf of himself and a putative class of all security guards who had been employed in California by Pacific National Security, Inc. during the preceding four years

Personal attendant who cared for elderly person was exempt from overtime

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2012

Joy Cash, who is not a licensed or trained nurse, cared for Iola Winn, who is in her 90's, in Winn's home

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