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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


January 2015 California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

Angela Aguilar who worked in a copper mine for approximately 11 months claimed she was sexually harassed, retaliated against, subjected to


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


$114,000 pregnancy discrimination award is reversed based on erroneous jury instructions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

Julie Gilman Veronese sued Lucasfilm on a number of theories, including pregnancy discrimination, failure to prevent pregnancy discrimination and


Attorney was properly denied precertification discovery to find a new class representative
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 1 2012

Putative class representative Obaidul H. Pirjada filed a complaint on behalf of himself and a putative class of all security guards who had been employed in California by Pacific National Security, Inc. during the preceding four years


SOX whistleblower provision does not apply to employee working overseas, says the Department of Labor
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2012

Money moves easily in international channels, but laws tend to get stuck at the borders


July 2015 California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

Michaelin Higgins-Williams worked as a clinical assistant in Sutter's Shared Services Department. Higgins-Williams reported to her treating physician


May 2015 California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

Loring Winn Williams sued the District for employment discrimination in violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA"). The


Supreme Court narrows definition of "supervisor" under Title VII
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

The United States Supreme Court held that an employee is a "supervisor" for purposes of vicarious employer liability under Title VII only if he or she


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