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Discrimination claims were barred by statute of limitations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

Esperanza Acuna filed three separate complaints against her employer (San Diego Gas & Electric) with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing


NLRB rights poster rule gets torn down again, this time by Fourth Circuit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2013

Of the many actions by the NLRB during the last few years, one of the most contentious has been its attempt to require all private employers falling


Facing stiff resistance, NLRB delays notice posting requirement
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2011

On October 5, the NLRB announced its decision to postpone the requirement that all employers under its jurisdiction post a notice for employees detailing the rights under the NLRA to January 31, 2012.


Section 1981 claim is subject to four-year statute of limitations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2011

In 2008, Russell H. Johnson, III, an African-American, sued Lucent and the administrator of his disability insurance benefits for retaliation in violation of Title VII, violation of 42 U.S.C. 1981 and intentional infliction of emotional distress in retaliation for his filing suit against Lucent in 2005 for stopping payment of his disability benefits.


NLRB: all employers must post notice informing employees of rights under NLRA
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

Concluding that "many employees protected by the NLRA are unaware of their rights under the statute," the NLRB today issued a Final Rule today on Notification of Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act.


ADA “impliedly amended” the National Bank Act’s termination-at-pleasure clause
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

Robert Quinn, a former senior vice president of U.S. Bank, alleged he was denied accommodation, harassed and terminated because of a physical disability in violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act.


Engineer of Iranian descent can proceed with race and national origin discrimination claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2011

Hossein Zeinali, who is of Iranian descent, sued Raytheon for race and national origin discrimination under the Fair Employment and Housing Act when it terminated his employment after he was denied a security clearance by the Department of Defense.


Sexual harassment claim was barred by statute of limitations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2011

Irene Trovato, who was employed as a sales representative for Beckman Coulter, submitted a letter of resignation on May 14, 2007, with an effective date of May 25, 2007.


Late-payment penalty claim is subject to three-year statute of limitations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2011

Although plaintiff Jorge A. Pineda gave two weeks’ notice of his resignation from Bank of America, the bank did not pay him his final wages on his last day of employment, as required by Cal. Labor Code 202, but instead paid him four days late.


SOX whistle-blower claim was untimely filed
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2011

Carole Coppinger-Martin alleged that Nordstrom, Inc. violated the whistle-blower-protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (“SOX”), 18 U.S.C. 1514A, by terminating her employment in retaliation for her reporting to supervisors conduct she believed violated the rules and regulations of the SEC