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

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • 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

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

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

Trial court should not have dismissed employee's claim for punitive damages

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

Lisa Davis sued her employer, Kiewit Pacific Company, for gender discrimination, hostile work environment harassment, failure to prevent harassment

Former employer's non-trade secret claims should not have been dismissed

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

Angelica Textile Services, a large laundry business, sued a new competitor in the laundry business and one of Angelica's former employees on a

Employer was not liable for employee's negligent driving

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

Halliburton provided Troy Martinez with a company vehicle to use in the execution of his duties. After completing a day's work, Martinez drove to