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New CFRA regulations provide clarification on leaves of absence

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 24 2015

New California Family Rights Act ("CFRA") regulations become effective on July 1, 2015. The regulations provide needed clarification and bring the

San Francisco minimum wage increase

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 24 2015

On May 1, 2015, the San Francisco minimum wage will increase to $12.25 per hour. An employer must pay the new minimum wage rate to any employee who

H-1B cap reached for fiscal year 2016

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2015

Earlier this month, United States Citizenship and Immigration announced that it will no longer accept H-1B petitions under the fiscal year 2016 cap

Ninth Circuit reviews enforceability of waiver of right to reemployment

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 24 2015

Does California Business and Professions Code 16600 prohibit employees from waiving their right to reemployment with prior employers? The answer is

Terminating employee for calling boss a “nasty mother fker violated NLRA

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 24 2015

In Pier Sixty, LLC and Hernan Perez and Evelyn Gonzalez, the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB" or the "Board") held that an employee's

IRS releases Final Section 162(m) Regulations

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 17 2015

Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) denies a tax deduction to a public company if the compensation paid to its Chief Executive

AM 2015-01does previously taxed income “tier up” to a domestic corporate shareholder?

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2015

In a recent Chief Counsel memorandum (AM 2015-01), the IRS addressed a long uncertain tax question: when a US corporate shareholder includes an

Omega v. Costcothe final chapter?

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 3 2015

When we last left the saga of the luxury watchmaker versus the wholesale giant, the District Court had granted summary to Costco on the grounds of

Hana Financial v. Hana Bankthe Supreme Court reaffirms the power of the jury to decide issues of commercial impression in a trademark tacking decision

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 3 2015

In the first substantial trademark case in over a decade, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that a jury can apply the tacking doctrine and decide

The importance of identifying trade secrets with particularity early in litigation

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 3 2015

Federal courts hearing trade secret claims have long held that at some point during discovery plaintiffs must identify the misappropriated trade