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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

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

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

SOX whistleblower provision does not apply to employee working overseas, says the Department of Labor

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2012

Money moves easily in international channels, but laws tend to get stuck at the borders

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

Safeway assistant manager was misclassified as exempt from overtime pay

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

After she was terminated, Linda Heyen, a former assistant manager for Safeway, brought this action to recover unpaid overtime pay, asserting that

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

Police officer who had heart attack could not perform essential functions of administrative job

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

After suffering a major heart attack, Kenneth Lui retired from his position as a police officer with the San Francisco Police Department. After the

Attorney-client and work product privileges were only partially waived

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

Rolando Hernandez alleged claims of race and national origin discrimination based on disparate treatment, retaliation, and a hostile work environment while he was employed as a mechanic in the Fire Shop of the City of Vancouver, Washington

Court should have certified class action for missed meal and rest breaks and unpaid overtime

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

Plaintiffs sought to represent and certify a class of 4,000 current and former employees of Boyd & Associates, which provides security guard services