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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


$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


New A & F’s appearance policy violates employee’s religious rights
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

In EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. dba Hollister Co California, LLC, a federal district court in California recently held that Abercrombie &


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


Agreement to terminate only for "good cause" implied where there was no written "at will" disclaimer
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

Highlighting the importance of written at-will disclaimer language, in Faigin v. Signature Group Holdings, Inc., a California jury awarded $1,347,000


Private social media postings discoverable in sexual harassment lawsuit
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

Affirming that privacy rights often must give way during the discovery phase in employment lawsuits, a Federal District Court in New York required a


Court enjoins enforcement of NLRB posting requirement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

Adding to the confusion surrounding the controversial requirement of the National Labor Relations Board that employers post notices informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an emergency injunction blocking enforcement of the rule


Party may not be compelled to arbitrate class claims where arbitration agreement silent on class arbitration
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

Finding that a party “may not be compelled . . . to submit to class arbitration unless there is a contractual basis for concluding that the party agreed to do so,” a California Court of Appeal held that an employer could not be required to submit to arbitrate the plaintiff’s class claims where the arbitration agreement at issue neither authorized nor prohibited class arbitration