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November 2014 California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2014

Navalimpianti USA, Inc. subpoenaed Google, Inc. to produce copies of email messages it had relating to one of Navalimpianti's former employees

New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Abusive workplace claims: the experience of French and English employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • France, United Kingdom, USA
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  • 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

City’s search of text messages was reasonable despite employee’s expectation of privacy

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 8 2010

The City of Ontario’s Computer Usage, Internet and E-mail Policy provides that use of the city’s computers and other electronic equipment, networks, etc., is limited to city-related business, that access is not confidential and “users should have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality when using these resources.”

Security guards' class action for unpaid meal breaks was properly certified

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Parties' selection of Saudi Arabia as forum for resolution of disputes may not be enforceable

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • Saudi Arabia, USA
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  • May 15 2013

Robin P. Petersen, a former Navy pilot, was recruited to work in Saudi Arabia as a flight instructor for Boeing. Prior to his departure, Petersen

$160,000 sexual harassment verdict and attorney's fee award of $677,000 affirmed

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 1 2012

Marcela Fuentes worked as a part-time customer service representative (cashier) for AutoZone

Insurance claims adjusters are not exempt administrative employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 1 2012

Plaintiffs in this case are insurance claims adjusters who claim they were misclassified as exempt from overtime under the administrative exemption

Late-payment penalty claim is subject to three-year statute of limitations

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 11 2011

Although plaintiff Jorge A. Pineda gave two weeks’ notice of his resignation from Bank of America, the bank did not pay him his final wages on his last day of employment, as required by Cal. Labor Code 202, but instead paid him four days late