Fenwick Employment Brief - January 07, 2011


In this issue:

California Employer Allowed to Pursue Defamation Action Against Protesting Employees; Payroll Company Not an Employer Under the California Labor Code or FLSA; PAGA Claims On The Rise – Suitable Seating Just One Of Many Possible Violations Subject To Penalties; Disabled Telecommuting Employee Lawfully Denied Promotions Under The ADA When Presence In The Office Was An Essential Job Function; New California Organ Donor Law Provides For Paid Leave Of Absence; New California Organ Donor Law Provides For Paid Leave Of Absence; Employer Victory In FedEx Driver Misclassification Cases; $175 Million Settlement In Novartis Sex Discrimination Class Action; FLSA Now In Line With California Law Regarding Lactation Accommodation; OFCCP To Discontinue I-9 Audits During Onsite Investigations; Employee Files Lawsuit Against Employer For Waterboarding During “Motivational Exercise”

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