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Retailers' employee scheduling practices under increasing scrutiny
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

It is not news that retailers' employment practices have been under intense scrutiny by various government agencies. Hiring practices, wage rates


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


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


Trial court properly denied class certification for unpaid meal break claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

The putative class members in this case moved for class certification on the theory that although Walgreens’s stated policy on meal breaks was proper


Employee who was sued by former employer collects $271,000 from employer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

PCGH sued its former employee, Thomas Keck, to collect on an unpaid promissory note. Keck defended against the action by claiming that any money he


Trial court should have certified class claims of managerial employee
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Roberto Martinez and three other current or former employees of Joe’s Crab Shack (“JCS”) filed this putative class action asserting that they and


School teacher with breast cancer could proceed with disability discrimination lawsuit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Lauralyn Swanson was a teacher for the Yucca Valley Elementary School who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy. After the


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


California further restricts employer recovery of prevailing party attorney’s fees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2013

California has amended Labor Code 218.5 to limit the circumstances under which an employer may recover its attorney's fees and costs as the