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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

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

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

March 2015 California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2015

Avery Richey worked for Power Toyota Cerritos, part of the AutoNation consortium of automobile dealerships, for approximately four years before

Abusive workplace claims: the experience of French and English employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • France, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 6 2010

Earlier this year, the New York State Senate passed a bill to outlaw "abusive work environments" in New York by creating a civil cause of action against employers who fail to prevent "abusive conduct" against their employees

Class representative’s settlement and dismissal of his own claims did not bar his appeal on behalf of the class

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2010

Hani Narouz filed a complaint against Charter Communications in which he alleged causes of action for wrongful termination in violation of public policy, as well as statutory violations of the California Labor Code for failure to pay wages, provide meal periods, maintain accurate itemized wage statements, and unfair competition under Business & Professions Code 17200

Religious discrimination claim roils UK

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • April 7 2010

It has been said that the U.S. and the U.K. are two nations “divided by a common language,” and the same observation also could be applied to their discrimination laws

Offer of judgment for full amount of class rep's claim did not moot class action

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2011

Gareth Pitts filed a class action against his employer, Terrible Herbst, Inc., alleging a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act for failure to pay overtime and minimum wages, a class action for violations of Nevada labor laws and a class action for breach of contract

Supreme Court narrows definition of "supervisor" under Title VII

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

The United States Supreme Court held that an employee is a "supervisor" for purposes of vicarious employer liability under Title VII only if he or she

$1.347 million award to former general counsel for breach of implied contract is upheld

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

Alan W. Faigin worked as an in-house attorney for Fremont General Corporation (which later became Signature Group Holdings) for 17 years before his