California Employment Law Notes


NASA Employees' Privacy Was Not Invaded By Background Check

Pregnancy Harassment Claim Was Properly Dismissed, And Employee Waived Attorney-Client Privilege By Using Employer's Computer

U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes "Cat's Paw" Liability Theory

U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes Third Party Retaliation Claim

Sexual Harassment Claim Was Barred By Statute Of Limitations

Studio That Provided Financing For Motion Picture Is Not Liable For Injury To Production Company Employee

Gay Employee Could Proceed With Retaliation But Not Harassment Claim Under Title VII

Rehabilitated Drug Addict's Disability Claims Were Properly Dismissed

Employees Who Quit Company That Was Closing Suffered "Employment Loss" Under WARN Act

Two One-Hour Premium Payments May Be Owed Per Day For Missed Meal And Rest Periods

Claims Adjusters Were Properly Classified As Exempt Administrative Employees

Pharmaceutical Sales Reps Were Properly Classified As Exempt Outside Sales Employees

Offshore Oil Crews Were Not Entitled To 24 Hours Of Compensation During Each Work Day

Employer's Failure To Provide Itemized Wage Statements Was Not "Inadvertent"

Former Starbucks Barista May Not Proceed With Putative Class Action

"Explicit Mutual Wage Doctrine" Barred Janitor's Claim For Additional Unpaid Overtime

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