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

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

$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

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

NASA employees’ privacy was not invaded by background check

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

Twenty-eight contract employees of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (“JPL”), which is owned by NASA but operated by Cal Tech, had never been subjected to a government background investigation

Security guards' class action for unpaid meal breaks was properly certified

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

Muhammed Abdullah is a former employee of USSA, a private security guard company. Most of USSA's employees work at "single post" locations where no

State Farm had no duty to defend employer against employee’s sexual battery claim

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

Cheryl Skigin (an attorney) sued her employer John M. Shanahan and various companies he owned for sexual battery, among other things

California Supreme Court expands judicial review of employment arbitration awards

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2010

On April 26, the California Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Pearson Dental Supplies, Inc. v. Superior Court (S167169) that will likely have resounding implications for the enforceability of arbitration awards

Parties' selection of Saudi Arabia as forum for resolution of disputes may not be enforceable

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • Saudi Arabia, USA
  • -
  • May 15 2013

Robin P. Petersen, a former Navy pilot, was recruited to work in Saudi Arabia as a flight instructor for Boeing. Prior to his departure, Petersen