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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


California amends sexual harassment law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 292 this week, amending the Fair Employment and Housing Act to allow an employee claiming sexual harassment to


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


Immigrant who used someone else’s SSN to obtain employment was properly deported to Mexico
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Gloria Ibarra-Hernandez, a native and citizen of Mexico, sought review of a final order of removal from the United States after the Board of


$300,000 in punitive damages upheld in sexual harassment case despite nominal damages award
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

State of Arizona v. ASARCO LLC, 2014 WL 6918577 (9th Cir. 2014) (en banc) Angela Aguilar who worked in a copper mine for approximately 11 months


Employer properly challenged CUIAB’s determination that worker was not an independent contractor
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

After leaving his job as a massage therapist at West Hollywood Community Health & Fitness Center (dba “Voda Spa”), Mario Serban applied for


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


Employee could proceed with whistleblower claim based on suspected commercial bribery
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Linda Ferrick, a former senior administrator for Santa Clara University, claimed the termination of her employment resulted from her reporting that