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Raising wages by tightening the white-collar overtime exemptionsthe President’s initiative
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, President Obama gave a short press conference and signed a Presidential Memorandum aimed at "updating and modernizing"


Certification was properly denied in class action seeking reimbursement from employer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

Crystal Morgan and two other former employees sued Wet Seal because the company allegedly required employees to purchase Wet Seal clothing and


Newly enacted California statutes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2013

The minimum wage will increase in California from $8.00 to $9.00 per hour on July 1, 2014 and to $10.00 per hour on January 1, 2016 (AB 10


Former employee could proceed with retaliation claim filed with Labor Commissioner
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

Paul Thomas filed a complaint with the Labor Commissioner, claiming he was fired from his job with American Corporate Security, Inc. (ACS) in


Employee must prove that illegal retaliation was the "but for" cause of adverse job action under Title VII
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

The United States Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff asserting retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII") must prove


Former employee was properly convicted for disrupting employer's computer system
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

A jury convicted Terry Childs of disrupting or denying computer services to an authorized user (his employer, the City and County of San Francisco


Police officer who had heart attack could not perform essential functions of administrative job
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

After suffering a major heart attack, Kenneth Lui retired from his position as a police officer with the San Francisco Police Department. After the


Employee who donated kidney could proceed with association-based disability discrimination claim
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

When he was hired in September 2010, Scott Rope informed his new employer (Auto-Chlor) that he planned to donate a kidney to his physically disabled


Employer was not required to pay for attorney selected by employee
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

As a result of drinking too much water in an ill-conceived radio contest, a woman died. Her family sued the company that owned the radio station


Court should have certified class action for missed meal and rest breaks and unpaid overtime
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

Plaintiffs sought to represent and certify a class of 4,000 current and former employees of Boyd & Associates, which provides security guard services