Fenwick Employment Brief - August 11, 2010


In this Issue:

*Courts Must Consider “Stray Remarks” In Employment Discrimination Cases

*Employer Who Honored Another Employer’s Non-Compete Agreement Subject To Liability

*Wage Statements That Did Not Combine Regular And Overtime Hours Deemed Lawful

*News Bites...

**New Financial Services Reform Law Rewards Whistleblowing And Offers Greater Protection Against Retaliation

**Employer May Require Preemptive Fitness For Duty Exam Under ADA, Without Decline In Employee’s Job Performance

**Private Property Owners May Prohibit Union Picketing

**Employment Relationships Defined By California Labor Code And Not By Contract

**Employer Had No Duty To Accommodate Employee On Prolonged Leave Who Never Requested Accommodation Or Return To Work

**Barbie vs. Bratz Provides Key Guidance Regarding Invention Assignment Agreements

Please see full publication below for more information.

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