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Wrongful discharge plaintiff required to disclose cell phone records
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

The plaintiff in Kamalu v. Walmart Stores, Inc. filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against her former employer, claiming that Walmart's proffered


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


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


Are LinkedIn contacts the employer's trade secrets?
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

A federal district court in California held in Cellular Accessories For Less, Inc. v. Trinitas LLC that whether LinkedIn contact information can be


Unreimbursed expense may result in minimum wage violation, but not a Labor Code 450 private cause of action
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

In Sanchez v. Aerogroup, the plaintiff alleged that as a condition of her employment she was required to purchase at least eight pairs of shoes from


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


Employee terminated for stealing caused by disability entitled to discrimination trial
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2014

Is an employer allowed to enforce a uniformly-applied workplace conduct policy against an employee whose misconduct was caused by her disability? A


Supreme Court confirms FICA taxes must be withheld from severance payments
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2014

Finding severance payments to be a form of "remuneration for employment," the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc