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Employees must be paid for on-call time while required to stay on work premises

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2013

In Mendiola v. CPS Security Solutions, Inc., a California Court of Appeal ruled that security guards must be paid for time spent on-call where they

Employee allowed to challenge drug test as ADA violation

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2009

In Bates v. Dura Auto. Systems Inc., a federal district court in Tennessee held that a jury must decide plaintiff's claim that the employer's random drug testing program violated the ADA

Employee fails to establish sexual harassment based on isolated events

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2011

In Brennan v. Townsend & O'Leary Enterprises, Inc., a California court of appeal affirmed a judgment notwithstanding the verdict for the employer that overturned a $250,000 jury verdict in employee's favor for sexual harassment

Inability to work more than eight hours a day or 40 hours a week not ADA disability

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2012

In Boitnott v. Corning Inc., the federal Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeal (covering Virginia) held that a worker able to work eight hours in a day and 40 hours a week was not disabled under the ADA

Settlement approved of class action over requirement that Footlocker employees wear athletic shoes purchased at employee expense

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2012

In Kullar v. Footlocker, a California court of appeal approved a settlement of a class action lawsuit for almost $1.3 million covering about 18,000 employees arising out of, among other claims, an employer requirement that the employees wear athletic shoes to work that had to be purchased at the employee's expense

Company not required to reinstate temporary employee after FMLA leave of absence where temp agency did not request that employee be reinstated

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2013

In Cuellar v. Keppel Amfels LLC, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the relatively novel issue of whether a company has an obligation to

Massachusetts employee did not violate non-solicitation provision by posting new contact information on LinkedIn

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2013

In KNF&T Staffing v. Muller, a staffing agency in Boston sought injunctive relief against a former employee over alleged violation of a

Washington employer must reinstate employee after FMLA leave despite having doubts about employee's ability to perform job

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2013

In Chaney v. Providence Health Care, Robert Chaney worked as a hospital radiologic technician in the State of Washington. Chaney was instructed to

California Court of Appeal significantly expands pregnancy leave rights

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2013

In a case of first impression, a California Court of Appeal has applied the California Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA") to significantly

Minnesota employee complaint that employer unlawfully direct-deposited employees' paychecks did not protect employee from termination for poor job performance

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2013

In Wood v. SatCom Marketing, Wood worked as a Human Resources assistant to the head of HR. During the course of an audit of personnel documents, Wood