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Commission allocation across pay periods not permitted to meet commissioned employee exemption compensation requirement

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 22 2014

California's wage orders exempt from overtime requirements "any employee whose earnings exceed one and one-half (1 12) times the minimum wage if

California employees can waive class claims in an arbitration agreement, but not PAGA claims

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Resolving an issue that has created uncertainty for California employers, the California Supreme Court recently held inIskanian v. CLS Transportation

IRCA does not preempt FEHA, but limits available remedies

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

In Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., the California Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act ("IRCA"

Change to handbook arbitration policyadding class action waiverwas valid and enforceable

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

On the same day that the California Supreme Court issued Iskanian, another important ruling with respect to class action arbitration waivers was

Professor allowed to prove that her release of claims was procured by fraud

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Diane Schmidtwho suffered from fibromyalgiawas a political science professor at California State University in Chico who sued the

Home delivery drivers working in California misclassified as contractors

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

In Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corp., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals determined that California delivery drivers were improperly classified as

Obama NLRB appointments declared unconstitutional

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Affirming a decision of the D.C Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court held in NLRB v. Noel Canningthat President Obama's January

Another look at U.S. federal income tax treatment of contingent earnout payments

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The sale of a company in an M&A transaction often involves consideration to the selling shareholders that is deferred and contingent on subsequent

Two tips for inventors filing patent applications

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

The intense patent activity in graphene stems from its enormous technological and commercial potential. But because much of the territory underlying

Administrative patent judges: not your typical federal judge

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

In the less than two years since the institution of trials before the United States Patent and Trademark Office made available by the America Invents