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On premises, on-call time compensable; sleep time not excluded
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

Emphasizing that California law provides greater protections than federal law to on-call employees, the California Supreme Court in Mendiola v. CPS


$4.6m jury verdict in retaliation lawsuit confirmed
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

Finding that the damages were supported by the facts and the law, a federal district court in California affirmed a jury award for $4,650,000 ($300


New A & F’s appearance policy violates employee’s religious rights
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

In EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. dba Hollister Co California, LLC, a federal district court in California recently held that Abercrombie &


Professor allowed to prove that her release of claims was procured by fraud
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2014

Diane Schmidtwho suffered from fibromyalgiawas a political science professor at California State University in Chico who sued the


Commission allocation across pay periods not permitted to meet commissioned employee exemption compensation requirement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2014

California's wage orders exempt from overtime requirements "any employee whose earnings exceed one and one-half (1 12) times the minimum wage if


Sporadic job duties may still be "essential" for purpose of disability accommodation
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

In Lui v. City of San Francisco, a California Appeals Court determined that job duties performed only occasionally may nevertheless be "essential"


Walmart potentially liable for wage violations as joint employer of subcontractors’ employees
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

Finding that ample evidence existed that Walmart exercised control over the working conditions of the workers employed by Walmart's warehouse


Wrongful termination claims fail where employer thoroughly investigated work altercation
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

In Kodwavi v. Intercontinental Hotels Group Resources, Inc., a federal district court in California determined that a hotel employee was not entitled


Finding that employee violated company policies were not an admission of legal violations
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

In Oliver v. Microsoft Corp., a federal district court in California ruled that Microsoft's internal determination that the plaintiff's supervisor


New California law clarifies that "sexual desire" not required for sexual harassment claims
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

As mentioned in last month's FEB, California recently enacted a new law clarifying that a plaintiff alleging sexual harassment is not required to