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Employers should now run not walk toward adopting arbitration agreements in California

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

Today, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transp. Los Angeles, LLC, Case No. S204032, upholding class

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

San Francisco releases "ban the box" notice for posting and distribution

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2014

San Francisco's new Fair Chance Ordinance ("FCO") "bans the box" and otherwise restricts private employers and City contractors from inquiring into

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"

California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

Max Taylor worked as a floorhand on an oil rig where he alleged he was harassed by his supervisors who called him "queer," "fagot sic," "homo," and

January 2014 California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

Kyle Hunter sued CBS Broadcasting for age and gender discrimination after it refused to hire him as a weather news anchor. Hunter alleged that CBS

California Assembly Committee rejects flexible workweek bill

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

A bill that would have allowed California employers to offer employees a flexible workweek schedule has failed to pass the California Assembly

Former employee could proceed with retaliation claim filed with Labor Commissioner

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

Paul Thomas filed a complaint with the Labor Commissioner, claiming he was fired from his job with American Corporate Security, Inc. (ACS) in

Some of alleged harasser's claims for defamation and infliction of emotional distress were properly dismissed

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

Jessica Chang sued her former employer and her former co-worker (Howard Cho) for sexual harassment and related torts. In response, Cho filed a

Former employee was properly convicted for disrupting employer's computer system

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

A jury convicted Terry Childs of disrupting or denying computer services to an authorized user (his employer, the City and County of San Francisco