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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

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

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

SEIU has right to private contact information of non-represented county employees

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

During the course of collective bargaining, the Service Employees International Union ("SEIU") asked the county for the personal contact information

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

Court should have certified class action for missed meal and rest breaks and unpaid overtime

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

Plaintiffs sought to represent and certify a class of 4,000 current and former employees of Boyd & Associates, which provides security guard services

Employment screening business had right to republish Megan’s Law information

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2010

William Mendoza sued ADP Screening and Selection Services, Inc. (“SASS”) for violations of Penal Code 290.4 and 290.46, the Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act and declaratory relief based upon SASS’s apparent disclosure to a prospective employer of information uncovered during a background check conducted on Mendoza, indicating his status as a registered sex offender listed on the Megan’s Law website

Former CEO’s qui tam action was improperly dismissed under anti-SLAPP statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

Michael Strathmann filed a qui tam complaint against his former employer Acacia in which he alleged insurance fraud

LAPD officer's $2.1 million jury award for retaliation is reversed

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2012

Richard Joaquin alleged his employment as an LAPD officer was terminated in retaliation for his having filed a sexual harassment complaint against his supervisor, Sgt. James Sands

Employers should now run not walk toward adopting arbitration agreements in California

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

Today, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transp. Los Angeles, LLC, Case No. S204032, upholding class