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Sexual assault victim’s motion to strike supervisor’s defamation claim was properly granted

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2013

Lisa Aber sued her employer and two co-employees (Michael Comstock, Aber’s supervisor, and James Cioppa) for sexual harassment and sexual battery

Former employee could proceed with retaliation claim filed with Labor Commissioner

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

Paul Thomas filed a complaint with the Labor Commissioner, claiming he was fired from his job with American Corporate Security, Inc. (ACS) in

Injured gardener was not an employee covered by workers’ compensation

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

The Metro Diner hired Luis Lara as a gardener twice during a 12-month period to prune the bushes around the diner

Insurance claims adjusters are not exempt administrative employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2012

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

New trial ordered in police officer’s case alleging discrimination and retaliation

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

A jury rejected Mitchell Grobeson’s claims against the City of Los Angeles and Daniel Watson for alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and constructive discharge

Employer can remove case to federal court under CAFA when it discovers the case is removable

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

The employer defendant in this case removed the action from state to federal court after it discovered through its own investigation that the case was

Account executives were improperly classified as exempt employees

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

Maria Pellegrino and other account executives of temporary staffing firm Robert Half International (“RHI”) filed this action against RHI for its failure to pay overtime compensation and commissions and to provide meal periods and itemized wage statements and for unfair competition

Bank’s defamation action against former employee was properly dismissed

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2012

Summit Bank sued its former employee Robert Rogers for posting allegedly defamatory statements about the bank in the “Rants and Raves” section of Craigslist

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

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Ministerial exception barred seminarians’ claims for unpaid overtime

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

Cesar Rosas and Jesus Alcazar were Catholic seminarians who sued the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop for, among other things, failure to pay them overtime wages under Washington state law