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New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a

November 2014 California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

Navalimpianti USA, Inc. subpoenaed Google, Inc. to produce copies of email messages it had relating to one of Navalimpianti's former employees

Injuries from suicide attempt may be compensable under workers' compensation statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2013

Two years after William Kealoha was injured when he fell 25 to 50 feet from a barge to a dry dock while working as a ship laborer, he shot himself in

January 2014 California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

Kyle Hunter sued CBS Broadcasting for age and gender discrimination after it refused to hire him as a weather news anchor. Hunter alleged that CBS

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

Safeway assistant manager was misclassified as exempt from overtime pay

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

After she was terminated, Linda Heyen, a former assistant manager for Safeway, brought this action to recover unpaid overtime pay, asserting that

Employee terminated for refusing to sign disciplinary memo was disqualified from unemployment benefits

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2012

Craig Medeiros was terminated by his employer Paratransit for refusing to sign a disciplinary memorandum that was issued in connection with a prior incident of misconduct involving a customer

Abusive workplace claims: the experience of French and English employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • France, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 6 2010

Earlier this year, the New York State Senate passed a bill to outlaw "abusive work environments" in New York by creating a civil cause of action against employers who fail to prevent "abusive conduct" against their employees

Former employee was properly convicted for disrupting employer's computer system

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

A jury convicted Terry Childs of disrupting or denying computer services to an authorized user (his employer, the City and County of San Francisco

California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

Max Taylor worked as a floorhand on an oil rig where he alleged he was harassed by his supervisors who called him "queer," "fagot sic," "homo," and