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The California Public Employment Relations Board Broadly Construes Protected Activity Under Educational Employment Relations Act

The Public Employment Relations Board ("PERB") in Crowell v. Berkeley Unified School District found the anti-retaliation provisions contained in the Educational Employment Relations Act ("EERA"), Cal. Gov. Code § 3540, et seq.,…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Education, Labor & Employment Law

California Court Of Appeal Finds The City Of Santa Monica Was Not Required To Eliminate Essential Job Functions To Accommodate Disabled Employee And Engaging In The Interactive Process Does Not Constitute Protected Conduct Under FEHA

The California Court of Appeal for the State of California, Second Appellate District upheld the City of Santa Monica's ("City") award of summary judgment in Nealy v. City of Santa Monica (Cal. Ct. App., Jan. 21, 2015, B246634)…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Court Of Appeal Invalidates Portion Of IWC Wage Order Permitting Waiver Of Second Meal Period For Health Care Employees Working Shifts Longer Than 12 Hours

In Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, California's Fourth District Court of Appeal invalidated a portion of Industrial Wage Commission Order No. 5, the wage order applicable to employees working in hospitals,…more
| Health, Labor & Employment Law

Not "Clearly Frivolous" - City Loses Attorney's Fees in Public Records Act Case

Although often mentioned as a possible remedy when defending meritless Public Records Act (PRA) lawsuits, it is actually very difficult for public agencies to obtain attorneys’ fees and costs when they prevail in PRA litigation…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Privacy

Federal Mortgage Programs are Exempt from County Transfer Tax

In City of Spokane v. Fed. Nat. Mortgage Ass'n (December 30, 2014, No. 13–35655) ____ F.3d.___, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal recently affirmed that federal mortgage programs and administering entities, such as Fannie Mae…more
| Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation

Property Tax Refund Claims May Be Filed Directly In Superior Court When The Assessed Property Was Not Owned By The Taxpayer; Such Claims Are Governed By A Four-Year Limitations Period

When a taxpayer requests a property tax reduction, the taxpayer must ordinarily first request a reduction with the county board of equalization or assessment appeals board before the taxpayer may file in superior court…more
| Administrative Law, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Real Estate - Commercial

Let There Be Discounts! Copyrights Cannot Be Used To Control Importation Or Impair Competition

Who does not like a good discount? Well, manufacturers, like Omega, for one. Fortunately for consumers, in Omega S.A. v. Costco Wholesale Corp., (January 20, 2015, 11-57137) ___ F.3d ___, the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act Of 2013 Partially Violates Prohibition Against Impairment Of Contracts When Applied To Employees Covered By A Collective Bargaining Agreement

In Deputy Sheriffs' Association of San Diego County v. County of San Diego, et al., (January 11, 2015, D065364) 2015 WL 273138, the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that the provisions of the California Public Employees'…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law

California Supreme Court Holds On-Call Time For Security Guards Is Fully Compensable Under California Wage Orders

In Mendiola et al v. CPS Security Solutions, et al., (2015) 2015 WL 107082, the California Supreme Court held that security guards at a construction site were entitled to compensation for all on-call hours spent at their…more
| Labor & Employment Law

The Second District Court of Appeals Holds That Due To Inconsistencies Between The Provisions Of A Promissory Note And A Deed Of Trust, A Prepayment Provision Under The Loan Documents Does Not Arise Until Payment, Rather Than An Earlier Acceleration Date

Facts - U.S. Bank's predecessor bank extended a $62,000,000 loan (Loan) to three legal entities (Borrowers). The Loan was secured by a deed of trust on real property. Mr. and Mrs. Yashouafar (Yashouafars) guaranteed the…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial

Guarantors of a Construction Loan were Exonerated From Liability by a Bank's Misconduct Under the Loan Agreement, Notwithstanding the Broad Waiver Provisions in the Guarantees

California Bank & Trust's predecessor bank ("Bank") granted a $22.5 million construction loan to Five Corners Rialto, LLC ("Five Corners") to develop a 70-unit townhome project in two phases. Two principals of Five Corners…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

California Court of Appeal Holds the Six Month Time Limitation for Government Claims Was Extended When Parents of Molestation Victims Were Encouraged by District to Maintain Confidentiality During Investigation

In J.P. v. Carlsbad Unified School District, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District found that CUSD could not assert that government claims were untimely when CUSD prevented the parents of molestation victims…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Education, Personal Injury

Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Documents in Response to a Public Records Act Request Converts the Document Into a Public Record

The Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, delivered a sobering reminder to public agencies to carefully review documents produced in response to the Public Records Act (“PRA”) to avoid disclosure of documents protected by…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Privacy

School District Labor and Employment Related Legislative and Regulatory Changes

This update of school district labor and employment related legislative changes is issued by Kronick as part of a series of Legal Alerts about new education related laws from this latest 2014 legislative session. All laws are…more
| Education, Labor & Employment Law

Unanimous Supreme Court Holds That Time Waiting In Security Line Is Not Compensable Under Federal Fair Labor Standards Act

In Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk (2014) – S.Ct. –, 2014 WL 6885951, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that time spent by employees undergoing security screenings at the end of their shifts was not…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
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