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ADA “impliedly amended” the National Bank Act’s termination-at-pleasure clause

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 13 2011

Robert Quinn, a former senior vice president of U.S. Bank, alleged he was denied accommodation, harassed and terminated because of a physical disability in violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act

New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • 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

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

The French Supreme Court imposes an obligation to monitor the working days of management-level employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2011

The French Supreme Court recently rendered a widely publicized decision which restates strict rules that employers must comply with to avoid the payment of overtime to employees whose work hours cannot be predetermined

Trial court properly denied class certification to restaurant managers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2010

The plaintiffs in this case are salaried managers at El Torito, El Torito Grill and GuadalaHarry’s restaurants in California from May 2002 to the present

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

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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.”

$22.5 million verdict reversed where employer admitted its vicarious liability for employee’s negligence

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2011

Jose Carcamo, a truck driver for defendant Sugar Transport, caused Dawn Renae Diaz to suffer severe permanent injuries as a result of a traffic accident on Highway 101

Employer could proceed with defamation and interference claims against employees who protested their termination

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

After the IRS notified Overhill Farms that 231 of its then-current employees had provided invalid social security numbers, Overhill contacted the employees identified by the IRS, advised them that their social security numbers were invalid according to the IRS, and provided them with the opportunity to correct the erroneous information in order to avoid termination of their employment

Section 1981 claim is subject to four-year statute of limitations

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

In 2008, Russell H. Johnson, III, an African-American, sued Lucent and the administrator of his disability insurance benefits for retaliation in violation of Title VII, violation of 42 U.S.C. 1981 and intentional infliction of emotional distress in retaliation for his filing suit against Lucent in 2005 for stopping payment of his disability benefits

Multinational employers face multiple Facebook rulings

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

Recent prosecutions by the National Labor Relations Board have the employer community all atwitter over the Board’s apparent social media policy