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Employee’s criminal conviction affirmed for denying employer’s access to its computer network
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

A California court of appeal affirmed a criminal conviction of a former employee in The People v. Childs arising out of the employee denying his


Massachusetts employee did not violate non-solicitation provision by posting new contact information on LinkedIn
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

In KNF&T Staffing v. Muller, a staffing agency in Boston sought injunctive relief against a former employee over alleged violation of a


Company allowed to pursue suit against former employee for unfair competition despite absence of trade-secret violation
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

In Angelica Textile Services, Inc. v. Park, a California court of appeal considered the issue whether Angelica's common-law claims for breach of


Yelp sued by volunteer writers for alleged misclassification and unpaid wages
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

In Panzer v. Yelp, plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California alleging they should be compensated


California Supreme Court reverses rule that first required administrative hearing by state Labor Commissioner before permitting arbitration of wage and hour claims
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

In 2011, the California Supreme Court in Sonic-Calibasas A, Inc. v. Moreno refused to enforce an arbitration agreement where an employee had filed a


Company not required to reinstate temporary employee after FMLA leave of absence where temp agency did not request that employee be reinstated
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

In Cuellar v. Keppel Amfels LLC, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the relatively novel issue of whether a company has an obligation to


Returning military reservist allowed to invoke USERRA “escalator principle” for failure to reinstate into higher-level job
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

The federal First Circuit Court of Appeals in Rivera-Melendez v. Pfizer considered a returning veteran's claim that Pfizer violated the "escalator


Coca-Cola Company properly required employee to undergo mental examination after employee threatened co-workers
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

In Owusu-Ansah v. The Coca-Cola Company, the employee challenged the employer's requirement that he undergo a mental examination as a condition of


Employee claiming retaliation must meet higher standard of proof
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

In another favorable ruling for employers, the Supreme Court in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar clarified that employees


U.S. Supreme Court decides several employment and employment-related cases
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

Employer strictly liable for supervisor's harassment of employee only if supervisor has hire and fire authority over subordinates In a favorable