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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

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

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

Pharmaceutical sales reps were properly classified as exempt outside sales employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

Michael Christopher and Frank Buchanan were employed as pharmaceutical sales representatives (“PSRs”) of SmithKline dba GlaxoSmithKline (“Glaxo”) and were classified as outside salesmen exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act

Judgment in favor of commissioned sales representative is upheld

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2013

Peter Reilly sued Inquest under the Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act of 1990, Civil Code 1738.10, et seq

Manager’s defamation action against striking union could proceed

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

During the course of a strike, members of the union placed copies of a flyer on the doors and cars of the neighbors of the employer’s vice president and general manager Jim Price that said: “Neighbors, beware of this man: Jim Price”; “protect your family, safeguard your property”; and “complain to his apartment complex about the sort of person they’ve let in your community.”

Supreme Court narrows definition of "supervisor" under Title VII

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

The United States Supreme Court held that an employee is a "supervisor" for purposes of vicarious employer liability under Title VII only if he or she

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

$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