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California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Some of alleged harasser's claims for defamation and infliction of emotional distress were properly dismissed

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Trial court should not have dismissed employee's claim for punitive damages

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2013

Lisa Davis sued her employer, Kiewit Pacific Company, for gender discrimination, hostile work environment harassment, failure to prevent harassment

Former employer's non-trade secret claims should not have been dismissed

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2013

Angelica Textile Services, a large laundry business, sued a new competitor in the laundry business and one of Angelica's former employees on a

Employer was not liable for employee's negligent driving

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2013

Halliburton provided Troy Martinez with a company vehicle to use in the execution of his duties. After completing a day's work, Martinez drove to

Employee who donated kidney could proceed with association-based disability discrimination claim

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2013

When he was hired in September 2010, Scott Rope informed his new employer (Auto-Chlor) that he planned to donate a kidney to his physically disabled

Employer was entitled to "substantial motivating factor" jury instruction

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2013

In one of the first appellate opinions to consider the new jury instructions required for employment discrimination cases as set forth by the

Employer was not required to pay for attorney selected by employee

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2013

As a result of drinking too much water in an ill-conceived radio contest, a woman died. Her family sued the company that owned the radio station

Former employee could proceed with retaliation claim filed with Labor Commissioner

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2013

Paul Thomas filed a complaint with the Labor Commissioner, claiming he was fired from his job with American Corporate Security, Inc. (ACS) in