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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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