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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


LA’s Ban the Box Ordinance: New Rules and Regulations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2017

As we reported here in December, the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance is now effective. The new law, also referred to


California Employment Law Notes - January 2017
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

Jennifer Augustus filed this putative class action on behalf of all ABM security guards, alleging that ABM consistently failed to provide


California Employment Law Notes - October 2016
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2016

As of January 1, 2017, businesses with 26 or more employees must pay a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour; the rate increases to $15.00 per hour in 2022


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


California Requires Single-Occupancy Restrooms To Be “All Gender”
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2016

On the heels of North Carolina’s controversial legislation, which requires that people use the public restroom that corresponds to their biological


Employees did not violate federal statute by misappropriating employer's computer data
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

In this criminal proceeding brought under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA"), the United States government filed a 20-count indictment against David Nosal (a former employee of KornFerry International) and his accomplices (also from KornFerry) as a result of their obtaining information from their employer's computer system for the purpose of defrauding KornFerry and helping Nosal set up a competing business


March 2015 California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2015

Avery Richey worked for Power Toyota Cerritos, part of the AutoNation consortium of automobile dealerships, for approximately four years before


Employee could proceed with whistleblower lawsuit based on employer’s mistaken belief she had complained
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Cecilia Diego, the former assistant director of Pilgrim United’s preschool, sued her former employer for retaliation in violation of public policy


Employee’s wrongful termination and defamation claims were properly dismissed
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2013

John McGrory alleged his employment was terminated because he is male and because he participated in his employer’s internal investigation. He also