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Supreme Court decision regarding definition of Title VII "supervisor" expected soon
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

The United States Supreme Court is expected to issue an opinion in Vance v. Ball State University before the end of the Court's term (June 30). In


Software programmer criminally charged for hacking former employer's network
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

The federal Department of Justice recently filed criminal charges against a 41-year old software programmer and system manager who hacked into his


Substantive fairness overcomes elements of procedural unconscionability in mandatory arbitration agreement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

In yet another case addressing the enforceability of mandatory arbitration agreements in California, a Southern California federal district court in


NLRB posting rule held unconstitutional
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

The NLRB's controversial requirement that employers post notices informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (as


California jury awards $2.6 million in age discrimination case
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

Finding that two women were unlawfully terminated on account of their age by their employer, in Behar v. Union Bank, a California Superior Court jury


New law makes recovery of attorneys’ fees and costs against employees in wage nonpayment lawsuits difficult
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

On August 26, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law an amendment to Section 218.5 of the California Labor Code, which requires courts in lawsuits for


EEOC sued for unauthorized mass solicitation e-mail to company employees
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

After sending 1,330 e-mails to employees of Case New Holland, Inc. and its affiliates in an alleged effort to solicit plaintiffs to commence a class


Employer may have acted unlawfully in forcing retirement of employee who was unfit for duty in the "near term"
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

In another police department reasonable accommodation case, Kesecker v. Marin Community College District, a Federal District Court in California


Unions have statutory right to peacefully picket on private property in California
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

In Ralphs Grocery Co. v. UFCW Union Local 8, the California Supreme Court held that a labor union had the right to picket in front of a grocery store


Washington federal court declines to uphold broad non-compete restrictions against California employee
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

Employers are often faced with difficult issues when seeking to hire employees with non-competition restrictions, or seeking to enforce non-compete