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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


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


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


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


No showing that “primarily engaged in” requirement met where executive employee spent more than 50 of time performing non-exempt duties
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

In Guilfoyle v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., a federal district court in California held that an employer was unable to meet the "primarily engaged in"


Age discrimination claim survives dismissal where questions existed regarding adequacy of job performance and employee presented evidence of supervisor bias
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

Reversing a trial court's decision in favor of the employer, a California Court of Appeals in Cheal v. El Camino Hospital held that a former employee


Access of computer system with log-in credentials is not unlawful “hacking”
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

A California federal court in Enki Corporation v. Freedman held that a former employee's access of the employer's computer systems through his log-in


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


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