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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


Asian employee's claim of discrimination by supervisor of Arab ancestry was properly rejected
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

Kenneth Hatai sued his employer (CalTrans) and his supervisor (Sameer Haddadeen), alleging discrimination based on his Japanese Ancestry and the fact


Parties' selection of Saudi Arabia as forum for resolution of disputes may not be enforceable
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Saudi Arabia, USA
  • May 15 2013

Robin P. Petersen, a former Navy pilot, was recruited to work in Saudi Arabia as a flight instructor for Boeing. Prior to his departure, Petersen


Automotive managers could not proceed with class action for allegedly unpaid overtime and meal breaks
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

William Dailey brought individual and class action claims against Sears for allegedly misclassifying its automotive managers and assistant managers as


Employer's offer of judgment to employee mooted individual and collective actions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

Laura Symczyk, a registered nurse, brought this collective action on behalf of herself and other similarly situated employees under the Fair Labor


Employee could proceed with invasion of privacy claim despite absence of written disclosure
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

Melissa Ignat, who was employed in the Yum Real Estate Title Department, suffered from bipolar disorder. In connection with an absence related to her


Federal securities law preempts enforcement of California's forced-patronage statute
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

In these four related class actions, plaintiffs (all former employees of large financial institutions) alleged that their firms' policies of


Automotive service technicians were entitled to more than $1.5 million in unpaid wages
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

DTLA compensates its 108 automotive service technicians on a piece-rate basis by which they are paid a flat rate ranging from $17 to $32 per hour for


"Crude and offensive remarks" did not create a hostile work environment, but employer may have illegally retaliated
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

Jennifer Westendorf, a project manager assistant, claimed sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964


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