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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


California Further Limits Use of Criminal Background Information
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (“FEHC”) has finalized new regulations further limiting employers’ ability to consider criminal


“100 Healed From Injury” Policies May Violate the CA Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2017

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) recently obtained a settlement on behalf of a custodian for a school district who


California Employment Law Notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2017

Victoria Zetwick, a county correctional officer, alleged that the county sheriff created a sexually hostile environment in violation of Title VII and


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


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


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


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


$1.347 million award to former general counsel for breach of implied contract is upheld
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

Alan W. Faigin worked as an in-house attorney for Fremont General Corporation (which later became Signature Group Holdings) for 17 years before his


California amends sexual harassment law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 292 this week, amending the Fair Employment and Housing Act to allow an employee claiming sexual harassment to