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Metadata Plays Key Role in $10.8 Million Whistleblower Lawsuit Verdict: eDiscovery Case Law

by CloudNine on

Earlier this month, federal jurors awarded nearly $8 million to the former general counsel of a company who says he was fired because he blew the whistle on his company’s potential violation of a foreign bribery law. That...more

Value Insights: Delivering Value in Labor and Employment Law survey

Proskauer's Labor and Employment Law Department released its Value Insights: Delivering Value in Labor and Employment Law survey, a resource that illuminates current practices and future trends in managing labor and...more

Annual Report On EEOC Developments: Fiscal Year 2014

by Littler on

In This Issue: - INTRODUCTION ..I. LOOKING BACK AT FY 2014: A REVIEW OF EEOC SUCCESSES AND FAILURES, AND SIGNIFICANT CASES AND DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH FOR IN FY 2015 ..A. Key Statistics ...more

California Employment Law Notes

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Google Required To Produce Emails In Response To Former Employer's Subpoena - Negro v. Superior Court, 2014 WL 5341926 (Cal. Ct. App. 2014) - Navalimpianti USA, Inc. subpoenaed Google, Inc. to produce copies of...more

Effective Discovery Requires Effective Communication

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As the Southern District of Ohio recently noted in Brown v. Tellermate Holdings Ltd., “[t]here may have been a time in the courts of this country when building stone walls in response to discovery requests, hiding both the...more

Employer Sanctioned for Failing to Issue a Litigation Hold After Notice of EEOC Charge

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

In a case from the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, an employer and its attorneys were sanctioned for spoliation of evidence caused by the employer’s failure to issue a litigation hold and...more

EEOC Sanctioned for Failing to Produce Class Claimants' Social Media ESI and Other e-Discovery Misconduct

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In EEOC v. The Original HoneyBaked Ham Company of Georgia Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26887 (D. Colo. Feb. 27, 2013), the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado sanctioned the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...more

Second Circuit Holds That Failure To Issue A “Litigation Hold” Will Not Result In Per Se Sanctions And Clarifies Title VII...

Chin v. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, No. 10-cv-1904 (2d Cir. July 10, 2012): The Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected case law holding that the failure to institute a “litigation hold” will per se result in...more

How to Mismanage E-Discovery in a Workplace Investigation: A gender discrimination case demonstrates the need for constant...

by Carlton Fields on

Originally published on i-Sight.com's blog: “How to Mismanage E-Discovery in a Workplace Investigation.” There’s no such thing as passing the buck when it comes to e-discovery. Although attorneys may assume that they can...more

Cyberspace in the Workplace

by Keyana Laws on

This article examines two cases which require companies to have clear Internet and E-mail use and monitoring policies to avoid violating the Stored Communications Act and/or an employee’s right to privacy. ...more

Employment Law Commentary Volume 21, No. 7 July 2009

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In this issue: 1 Courts Issue Important New Decisions: Good or Bad News 2 Schwarzenegger Signs New E-Discovery Law 4 California Supreme Court Expands Remedies for Unintentional Denial of Disability Access Please...more

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