Fenwick Employment Brief - March 12, 2010



*Sox Whistleblower Law Does Not Protect Employees Who Leak Documents to the Media

*Court Affirms Propriety of Mixed Motive Defense in FEHA Pregnancy Discrimination Case


..Florida Employee May Proceed With Claim To Recover Unrecorded Overtime

..Employer’s Policy Limiting Employee Contact With Media Violated NLRA

..Court Rejects Religious Discrimination Claims Related To Sabbath Observance

..California’s “Kin Care” Law Does Not Apply To Uncapped Sick Leave Plans

..Gardener Engaged Twice In One Year by Restaurant Was An Independent Contractor, Not Employee

..COBRA Subsidy Temporarily Extended

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