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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


California Employment Law Notes - October 2016
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2016

As of January 1, 2017, businesses with 26 or more employees must pay a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour; the rate increases to $15.00 per hour in 2022


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


Contractor May Be Entitled To Indemnity From Subcontractor For Injuries To Sub’s Employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

Aluma (the “Contractor”) was sued by employees of Nibbi Bros. (the “Employer”) for injuries sustained on the job. Contractor sued Employer for


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


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


July 2016 California Employment Law Notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

The EEOC filed suit against CRST (a trucking Company) alleging that over 250 female employees and prospective employees had been subjected to sexual


March 2015 California employment law notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2015

Avery Richey worked for Power Toyota Cerritos, part of the AutoNation consortium of automobile dealerships, for approximately four years before


School teacher with breast cancer could proceed with disability discrimination lawsuit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Lauralyn Swanson was a teacher for the Yucca Valley Elementary School who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy. After the


$125,000 verdict and $550,000 fee award affirmed for negligent supervision and violation of Civil Code 51.7 (freedom from violence)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

Sylvia Ventura worked as a janitor for ABM. Ventura alleged a history of harassment and an act of violence by her supervisor, Carlos Manzano, and