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California law should have been applied to determine if drivers were employees or independent contractors
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2012

Fernando Ruiz and similarly situated drivers filed a class action against Affinity alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and California law for failure to pay overtime, failure to pay wages, improper charges for workers' compensation insurance and unfair business practices


Judgment in favor of commissioned sales representative is upheld
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

Peter Reilly sued Inquest under the Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act of 1990, Civil Code 1738.10, et seq


District manager was properly classified as independent contractor
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

Erin Beaumont-Jacques worked as a district manager for various insurance companies pursuant to a District Manager Appointment Agreement. After


Later CCP SEC. 998 settlement offer does not extinguish earlier offer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

In this personal injury case, Raymond and Gloria Martinez sued Brownco Construction Co. for damages arising out of an electrical explosion that


November 2014 California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

Navalimpianti USA, Inc. subpoenaed Google, Inc. to produce copies of email messages it had relating to one of Navalimpianti's former employees


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


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 recovers $131,000 for unpaid wages against former employer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Manuel Tabarrejo was employed as a caregiver by Princess Retirement Homes, Inc. (“PRH”). After Tabarrejo left his employment with PRH, he filed a


Time spent by warehouse workers in security screening is not compensable under Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

The employer in this case, Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc., provides staffing to Amazon.com throughout the United States. Plaintiffs Jesse Busk


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