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Employer can remove case to federal court under CAFA when it discovers the case is removable
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

The employer defendant in this case removed the action from state to federal court after it discovered through its own investigation that the case was


Security guards must be compensated for nighttime hours spent at jobsites
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

CPS provides security guards for building construction sites throughout California. A number of the guards are designated "trailer guards" because


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


Reporters’ class action for unpaid overtime should not have been certified
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2013

Plaintiffs (reporters for the Chinese Daily News) alleged they were non-exempt employees entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act


Some of alleged harasser's claims for defamation and infliction of emotional distress were properly dismissed
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

Jessica Chang sued her former employer and her former co-worker (Howard Cho) for sexual harassment and related torts. In response, Cho filed a


California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

Max Taylor worked as a floorhand on an oil rig where he alleged he was harassed by his supervisors who called him "queer," "fagot sic," "homo," and


Discrimination claims were barred by statute of limitations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

Esperanza Acuna filed three separate complaints against her employer (San Diego Gas & Electric) with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing


Supreme Court narrows definition of "supervisor" under Title VII
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

The United States Supreme Court held that an employee is a "supervisor" for purposes of vicarious employer liability under Title VII only if he or she


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


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