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California Class Actions and PAGA (“Prettymuch All is Going to the Attorneys”) Claims Continue to Overwhelm the State
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2019

We have reported before about the huge jury verdicts that get handed out in California with alarming regularity and California’s sustained 1 ranking


LA Times Wins Lawsuit Against Former Freelancer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2019

The California Court of Appeal affirmed dismissal of a former freelancer's defamation and employment-related claims against the Times


The Electric Scooter Craze: What Can Employers Do to Protect Themselves from Potential Liability?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2018

If you haven’t ridden one yet, it’s likely you’ve had one fly by you on the sidewalk. Electric scooters - or e-scooters - have quickly descended upon


California Has a New Governor - Will it Make Much Difference for Employers?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2018

After Jerry Brown’s second set of 8 years in office (1975-83 and 2011-19), employers now look to Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom for what’s in store for


Viacom Sues Netflix for Employee Poaching
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2018

Viacom, like Fox before, asserts the streamer is knowingly interfering with contracts. Viacom has filed a lawsuit alleging that Netflix induced one of


“Bill Bites” - More New Labor and Employment Laws in California
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2018

In addition to the MeToo inspired legislation, which we covered in a recent blog post, Governor Brown signed several other pieces of legislation


Governor Brown Signs Slew Of MeToo-Inspired Laws
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2018

Senate Bill 820 prohibits confidentiality or non-disclosure provisions in settlement agreements that prevent the disclosure of factual information


California Imposes New Mediation Disclosure Requirement On Attorneys
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

Earlier this month, Governor Brown signed new legislation (SB 954), which requires lawyers to provide their clients with a printed disclosure


Social Media Mania Be Careful Out There!
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2018

Employers are increasingly turning to social networking sites to find additional information about candidates. In fact, recent articles suggest that


Another Gargantuan California Verdict This Time for $18.6 Million
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2018

A San Diego jury awarded that amount to a former employee who claimed he was wrongfully terminated based on his arrest record and then defamed