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New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a


Employee terminated for refusing to sign disciplinary memo was disqualified from unemployment benefits
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2012

Craig Medeiros was terminated by his employer Paratransit for refusing to sign a disciplinary memorandum that was issued in connection with a prior incident of misconduct involving a customer


Injuries from suicide attempt may be compensable under workers' compensation statute
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

Two years after William Kealoha was injured when he fell 25 to 50 feet from a barge to a dry dock while working as a ship laborer, he shot himself in


Abusive workplace claims: the experience of French and English employers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • France, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 6 2010

Earlier this year, the New York State Senate passed a bill to outlaw "abusive work environments" in New York by creating a civil cause of action against employers who fail to prevent "abusive conduct" against their employees


Employer could proceed with defamation and interference claims against employees who protested their termination
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2011

After the IRS notified Overhill Farms that 231 of its then-current employees had provided invalid social security numbers, Overhill contacted the employees identified by the IRS, advised them that their social security numbers were invalid according to the IRS, and provided them with the opportunity to correct the erroneous information in order to avoid termination of their employment


September 2016 California Employment Law Notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

We invite you to review our newly-posted September 2016 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant


January 2015 California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

Angela Aguilar who worked in a copper mine for approximately 11 months claimed she was sexually harassed, retaliated against, subjected to


Employer Is Not Liable For $885,000 In Damages Caused By Off-Duty Employee
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

Leopoldo Jorge, Jr., sued Almir Da Fonseca and his employer, the Culinary Institute of


Security guards' class action for unpaid meal breaks was properly certified
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

Muhammed Abdullah is a former employee of USSA, a private security guard company. Most of USSA's employees work at "single post" locations where no


Former employee could proceed with retaliation claim filed with Labor Commissioner
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

Paul Thomas filed a complaint with the Labor Commissioner, claiming he was fired from his job with American Corporate Security, Inc. (ACS) in