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Office employee may pursue same-sex harassment claims based on gender stereotypes

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 14 2014

A recent decision from a Pennsylvania federal district court provides an important reminder that hostile work environment claims can arise from

Activity before NLRB and WA Supreme Court highlights joint employer risk

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

A recent announcement by the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) General Counsel and a Washington Supreme Court decision underscore the risks of

Court enforces arbitration and class action waiver policy, but allows time to assert PAGA claims

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

Following the California Supreme Court's decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation (reported in the July 2014 FEB), a California federal district

Partial-day leave deductions lawful for exempt employees

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

A California Court of Appeal recently confirmed that employers may require exempt employees to use accrued leave for partial-day absences, even if

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

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

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Home delivery drivers working in California misclassified as contractors

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

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

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

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

No liability for off-the-clock work absent employer knowledge

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

A California appeals court refused to hold Kaiser Foundation Health Plan liable for alleged off-the-clock overtime about which it lacked knowledge