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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


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


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


San Francisco releases "ban the box" notice for posting and distribution
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2014

San Francisco's new Fair Chance Ordinance ("FCO") "bans the box" and otherwise restricts private employers and City contractors from inquiring into


The Brinker decision and its impact on meal and rest period policies and class actions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

On April 12, 2012, the California Supreme Court issued its long awaited opinion in Brinker Restaurant Corp


New trial ordered in police officer’s case alleging discrimination and retaliation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2011

A jury rejected Mitchell Grobeson’s claims against the City of Los Angeles and Daniel Watson for alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and constructive discharge