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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


Retaliation claim fails where employer not aware of whistleblowing activity
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

In United States of America ex rel. Darryn Kelly v. Serco, Inc., a California federal district court held that absent evidence that an employer knew


Holding company with no employees may be the employer of its subsidiary’s employees
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

In Castaneda v. The Ensign Group, Inc., a California Court of Appeal held that a corporation that had no employees of its own, but owned and


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


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


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


FEHA limitations period cannot be shortened by agreement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2014

In Ellis v. U.S. Security Associates, a California Court of Appeal held that an employer's attempt to shorten the one year statute of limitations to


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


$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