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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


September 2016 California Employment Law Notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

We invite you to review our newly-posted September 2016 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant


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


Employer did not violate FLSA by changing pay rates for nurses working alternative workweeks
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2011

The Fair Labor Standards Act required Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (“PVHMC”) to pay its employees 1-12 times the employees’ regular rate for any employment in excess of eight hours in any workday and in excess of 80 hours in a 14-day period


November 2015 California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2015

The amendments to the law include a clarification as to who is a covered worker; alternative accrual and payment methods; and a grandfather clause


California enacts a raft of new employment legislation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2015

The latest legislative session has just ended, and, true to form, the California Legislature has added more than a dozen new laws affecting employers


July 2016 California Employment Law Notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

The EEOC filed suit against CRST (a trucking Company) alleging that over 250 female employees and prospective employees had been subjected to sexual


Employee terminated for refusing to sign disciplinary memo was disqualified from unemployment benefits
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2012

Craig Medeiros was terminated by his employer Paratransit for refusing to sign a disciplinary memorandum that was issued in connection with a prior incident of misconduct involving a customer


Keeping work safe and sound the challenges of preventing workplace violence
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2010

A former beer distribution center employee's August 3, 2010 shooting rampage in Hartford, CT, which resulted in the death of eight employees before the gunman turned the gun on himself, serves as a stark reminder of the realities of workplace violence


Ministerial exception barred seminarians’ claims for unpaid overtime
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2011

Cesar Rosas and Jesus Alcazar were Catholic seminarians who sued the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop for, among other things, failure to pay them overtime wages under Washington state law